Essay On Greco Fresh Grille Interview

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A simple question the interviewer was asking, yet I couldn’t answer. As I sat in the stiff, uncomfortable chair inside Greco Fresh Grille, a local greek restaurant, I vacantly stared at the tall, grown man across from me. I foraged through my brain to remember the question he asked but all I could think about were the white spots covering my face. My worries were overpowering my focus on the important task at hand, to get my first job. Each time the man looked at me I was diffident to make eye contact and revealing my pale, white spots. I remember that morning I covered my face with makeup hoping to even out my skin tones. During the interview, I could feel my face drying up under the mask I managed to put on my face. I was making my answers immensely short to surcease the interview and go home. Towards the end, my worries about my white spots started to invade my awareness of my surroundings as…show more content…
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