Junior Year Research Paper

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Junior year. Some might say this is the most important year of high school. You start seriously thinking about college, you try to keep all your grades up, you take the ACT, and somehow you try to keep a social life. However, those challenges were nothing compared to what I had to deal with my junior year. In the beginning of September I dislocated my kneecap in weightlifting. We were warming up for box jumps that day and I did a lunge and that was the end of that. I remember hearing a pop and looking around thinking that that pop did not sound good at all and then I looked down and realized that it was me and my kneecap was on the side of my knee. I tried to move but I could not so I instantly fell to the ground. After the adrenalin stopped …show more content…

I remember thinking how great of friends they were and I was so lucky to have them. As it turns out, I was very wrong. In december, I got into a huge fight with one of my best friends in our group and everyone turned on me. Immediately, I was shunned from the group, no one would talk to me, and everyone gave me dirty looks in the hallway at school. Eventually, this lead to rumors flying around school about me and some of the girls even got an entire class to talk about me. When I heard this I was devastated, I could not understand how my best friends could do this to me. That was the day that I hit my lowest point in life, I cried on the bathroom floor during 7th hour. When I got home from school I could not even get any words out to my mom before I started crying to her about my day. I did not do anything for weeks, I did not want to go to school anymore, I begged my mom to let me switch schools, but she always said no. I am glad she said no though, because I would have been taught to run away from my problems instead of facing them. Junior year was the toughest year I have been through, but it has taught me to stay strong and things will always get

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