I guess it is true when people say “you have to start somewhere”, the only problem was, I had no...
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...y senior year would end with great joy and pride. I remember thinking to myself when it was finished “I wrote this?” it was hard to believe how far I had come in such a short period of time. To this day I still start all of my papers the same way Mr. Herber taught me my senior year. A few days after I turned my paper we got our results back. I ended up getting an “A” and one of the best grades in my class. To this day that is still my most cherished paper I have ever written. Looking back at all my writings over the years, it is clear that all I needed to do was to simply start somewhere. We are all not born being the best of writers, but the best learn from their mistakes and evolve over time. Sometimes, all we need to be truly great at something is to experience a simple “click” in our minds that could change the way we see and process the world around us forever.
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