A Friend’s Influence

As a kid, I always had a hard time making friends. I would always attempt to become friends, find something we both liked, then push them away. My first close friends came to me in fifth grade. As I grew in my maturity and in my confidence, so did my number of friends.

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can,”-Arthur Ashe. We have completed elementary school together, conquered middle school, and we strive to achieve more. They have helped me transform from a stubborn, strong-willed kid who wanted to own the world, to a thoughtful, inquisitive teenager who wishes to change the world.

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours was one of my favorite songs in one of my fifth grade concerts, and it helped make me more interested in music.

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At 9:00 on a Friday night, I was doing my homework for AP Human Geo.

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Reading and texting friends

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My dad inspires me because he’s smart, clever, and funny, and does his best at whatever he’s doing.

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Albert Einstein was one of the most influential scientists ever. He was able to change the world simply by looking at it differently than everyone else, and using what he saw.

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Arthur Ashe was the first African American to win the men’s singled at Wimbledon, and the first African American to be named number one in the world. He also opened a path for many others.

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“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.”-Arthur Ashe

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