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I am a 16 year student, who attends Green Dot New York Charter School. As an older sister, I am always reminded of my responsibilities and place in this world. Besides my role as an older sister, I am also a dancer, writer, an aunt, a niece, a cousin, a younger sister ( on my father’s side), and so much more. I believe that everyone was born with a purpose, and finding yourself is the first way to start impacting the world.

In school, I am always focused on reaching outside of the box, moving forward, and facing challenges. I believe that the key to a successful student is having the ability to prioritize. My first passion has always been writing. I see writing as an art form, by which you are free to express your thoughts and feelings. Every drop of paint adds to the canvas of redemption, which essentially allows you to relinquish the real you. I am also really good at math and science, which are both significant to my desired profession. My aspiration is to become a neonatal nurse because I believe that my purpose is to help others and guide them towards a successful, auspicious, and healthy path in life.

Outside of school, I am a motivator for those who are younger than me. I have an uncanny skill at finding the potential in everything, which is why I never give up. I never let mistakes, failures, or past issues stop me from moving forward because I know it would be a waste of great potential. We were not blessed with a time machine to go back in time and fix our mistakes, but we have the ability to redress our mentalities and maintain a positive atmosphere.

Questions About Self
What factors contribute to my inability to feel comfortable in society?(Personality, qualities, acceptance, confidence, interactions)
What is my place in society?(Purpose, relationships, standards, friendships, interactions)
Would my childhood have been different if I remained in the country in which I was born?(Traditions, culture, customs, adaptation , change)
Am I invisible to the world?(Purpose, position, values, standards, judgements)
Why is it so hard for me to clearly communicate my thoughts, feelings, and emotions?(Shyness, frustration ,disorders, confidence , communication)
What can I do to change the way others perceive me?(Alteration, perspective, judgements, assumptions, prejudice)
Would my life have been different if I had an actual father figure?(Relationships, statistics, family, precedents , support)
What career path will my future instill? Aspirations, potential, dedication, education, ambition)
Why do people assume I have no life outside of school?(Personality , qualities, lifestyle , freedom, restrictions)
Does my intelligence hinder my ability to have fun?(Priorities, friends , relationships, conscious , parents)

Questions about the World
Why must one solely be categorized by material things?(Judgments, priorities, money , standards, wealth)
What would the United States be like if it were communist?( Money , Government, economy, social standards, freedom)
What if we all had the power to go back and change things?(Time machine, redressing, change, time, options)
Why must people point out the faults of others?(Bullying, friendships, self-esteem, failure, jealousy)
Why do some mothers continue to abuse their children when there are many people who can not have children of their own to love and protect?(Abuse , infertility, adoption, abortion, frustration)
Why is it so hard for one to confide with themselves?(Acceptance, confidence, self-esteem,perception, reliability)
Why must the people we love leave us?( Love, relationships, death , separation, deception)
What is the point of holding on to something , if nothing really lasts forever?(Commitment, dedication , time , effort, disappointment)
Why is it so easy for people to give up on life?(Suicide, frustration , alienation, defeat , tolerance)
Is there really “Hell” on Earth?( Crimes, sin , God, evil , people)

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Goodbye Sophomore Year! | This school year has been filled with so many new and amazing experiences and opportunities. It feels good to be almost done with school year. It is hard to believe that after this year is over, I... Added on Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 11:38, with
Social Networking to Blame for Social Isolation? | Have you ever texted or IM’d someone in the same exact room, rather than just engaged in an actual conversation? How many hours do you spend on social networking sites? Do you provide your online... Added on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 17:45, with 3 comment(s)
L.I.F.E= Living in Fear of Enhancement | Orison Swett Marden once said, “Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.” This quote means that... Added on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 20:13, with
Texting Gone Wrong | Something that I have been interested in learning more about has been how texting continues to affect the literacy and social interactions of teenagers. I remember my mom talking about it when we... Added on Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 23:23, with 2 comment(s)
Mental Destruction: Just Let Go! | Something that I have been interested in learning more about has been mental/emotional abuse in relationships. I never understood why people strive to hold onto things that don’t even last forever.I... Added on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 17:13, with 1 comment(s)
"Good Deeds" by Tyler Perry | “Good Deeds” was an excellent movie written and directed by the infamous Tyler Perry, who is responsible for great productions including: “Madea goes to Jail”, “Madea’s Family Reunion” “Why did I get... Added on Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 10:03, with
Eminem Behind the Music | I just read a Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eminem&oldid=481176396 I gained more respect for Eminem as an artist after reading this article because I acquired... Added on Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 09:57, with 3 comment(s)
Miscarriages Remind Me of Baby Carriages | Something that I have been interested in learning more about has been child abuse. I remember my mom talking about it when a song about infertility was debuted, but I did not assimilate how... Added on Monday, February 27, 2012 - 12:40, with 5 comment(s)
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Love Suffers From Human Error | Dear Quanasia: I loved your post, “Why do we... 6 years 11 weeks ago in response to Why do we hurt the ones we love the most?
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