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Lakes and Calories

by Shaams Nur | Grade 11 | Scholastic 2022 | Personal Essay & Memoir | Silver Key

I stand at the edge of the dock, while my friends strip, slipping off their shirts, revealing their 6-packs and chiseled biceps. They cannonball into the lake, murky water splashing on my toes.



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Shaams Nur

Sophomore at Hoover High School | Creative writer | Founder of HooverCamp |