Importance Of Dance In My Life

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Everyone in the world has something they use to escape, mine is dance. Dance has come through as an escape for me at many particular moments in my life, but there is one time that’ll always come in mind to me. I was a junior in high and co-captain of my varsity dance team and it was an exciting week because we had our first competition of the year on Saturday morning. On Wednesday of that very week, my best friend Hannah and I had decided to take a different route to school just so we could skip homeroom and stop at our favorite little cafe. We were jamming out to the new Justin Bieber “Purpose” album when all of sudden one of the main intersections in our little city was completely shut down. We were super confused until we saw what looked like the worst T-bone car accident ever. The cops ended up making us take a detour to school so we couldn’t stop for breakfast and we were even more late than we intended to be.
When we arrived at school, the office called our parents since we were late and I had to explain to my dad about the accident. A few hours passed by and I was changing out of my leotard from dance class so I could go to lunch, when I got text from my dad saying, “Accident you saw this morning was Uncle Sal”, and to say the least I freaked. My uncle was in ICU in very critical condition and there was no telling what was going to happen. Competition weeks were my favorite times of the year but this very one went down the drain with that news.
I couldn’t focus on

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