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Walking down memory lane

Too often we don’t understand the importance of something until it becomes a thing of the past. And here I am, deep in retrospection over something I now realize has incomparably impacted my life.   My mom signed my brothers and me up for the neighborhood Boys and Girls Club when I was six years old, and it’s been a part of who I am ever since. As a kid I was incredibly shy, as opposed to my brothers, so an environment filled...

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And the answer is…..

Growing up I had always dreamed of living in a big city. I used to think to myself  “Man, what would it be like to live in a place like New York or Los Angeles. “ In my mind I thought that if you didn’t live in either of those two cities, then you must’ve been doing something wrong.  Yes, that also means I was giving my own family the “side eye.” It wasn’t until recently that I realized how fortunate I am to have been born and raised...

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