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The first week of summer included a new pen pal, lots of art making, goodbyes, flowers, swimming, and food. At first, I was sad to leave school (this year went really fast??) but now I’m realizing how nice it is to not have to do anything, yet to be able to do anything, too. —Lucia
In August, I had my surgery and stayed home from school for six weeks (one of the coolest times of my life). But there were many things that happened to me in the hospital that I’m trying to forget. Read More »