I attended every lecture so that I could not miss any information from the professors. In those days I learned how to walk, talk, and I became a strong young man without the provider of my Y Chromosome because he is nothing more to me than that.
I want to leave a part of myself behind, whether it is a building or a popular hashtag, that is meaningful and permanent once I die. Already a double minority as a woman and a Black person, I tried to relinquish my language and culture in favor of American language and values to better fit in the crowd.
The fact of the matter is that I really did not want to be thrown the ball. Seeing how a single inch could disarrange the lining of gears not only taught me the importance of detail but also sparked my fascination with fixing things. I was shocked when the award was presented to me.
The 16 steps I have always known, soon to be demolished. This work ethic--found throughout my Haitian community--has been very beneficial in my life as we all came here to pave ourselves a better future. My older sister is the first in my family to go to college.
My flexibility was incredibly subpar and I easily wore out my Pointe shoes, making them unwearable after a couple of months.
There are various roles in which one achieves something. It was my biggest sports achievement that I helped my team win the tournament this year, in class 10th. Tell us about a time when you failed at something.