Reflective Essay: Why I Believe In High School

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Marlene Choi
This I Believe

In high school, there are many types of people you will meet. There are the popular kids, the nerds, the athletic jocks, the theater guilt kids, and many varieties of other cliques. In highschool, it is difficult to “fit in” in order to be accepted to a group of friends. Many feel left out or feel that they don't fit it based on their personalities or physical appearances. During my high school years, it was often difficult for me to make new friends because I was always the shy one who never really knew how to socialize. In society, there is no such thing as “best friends forever.”After highschool, those who are best friends will lose touch or make new friends. There will be friends who are your best friend
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You may get mad at a family member sometime or they might do something that bothers you, but you can forgive, forget, and move on. There are always going to be some days when you just want to get away for a while, but with family you know you can always come back to them because they never change.
I believe that family is like a photo album. Family is full of memories and history. I think of laughing, crying, and always living to the fullest with the people I love. My dad always tells me to always have a photo album with all your pictures printed out. At first I never understood why cause first thing I would say, Isnt that just a waste of money and ink?” But my dad was right. Having a photo album with pictures lets you keep those memories forever.
In my family, we would always have annual Christmas parties and traditional Chinese New Year parties at each other’s houses. I believe that you can make so many memories with each and every family whether they are good or bad. Memories are what keeps the family closer together. When your family is together when you are older, you will think back to all the good and bad memories you had and laugh about them. Those memories will never be taken

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