Personal Narrative: Stone Soup

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We wait in anticipation for the festivities to begin and hope that everything goes off without a hitch after months of rigorous planning. The Battle of the Bands flyer find their way to hundreds of teens, while corporate sponsorship, donations and ticket sales poured in droves to the collection box that for years has impacted the lives of all the children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. As the night draws to a close and the screaming howlers play their last set, we tally the proceeds and astoundingly exceed our goal, a whopping thirty-two thousand dollars. In retrospect, when I recollect this particular evening and endeavor, the ancient folk tale, Stone Soup comes to the forefront illuminating a valuable lesson all of society should model.…show more content…
I am passionate in everything I do and knowing that I am making a difference is the catalyst that drives me to work hard and be the best leader I can be. During the past few years, I have had the unique opportunity to advocate and be a voice for ailing, hungry and bullied children in the community and abroad. During the past few years, I have participated in the Girl Scout Miss Media program. As a Girl Scout Miss Media spokesperson, I have had the opportunity to participate in press conferences, interviews, radio/TV ads and contribute my thoughts on various advisory panels for bullying. In addition, I have been the voice for girls in major Girl Scout events and aided in securing a $25,000 Sprint grant for underserved girls within the community. My most recent mission trip to India was one of the most amazing, eye-opening experiences that demonstrates how unjust and fleeting life can be. Despite the harsh reality of this country, my mission was crystal clear, so I simply approached my task, one day at a time, preparing meals for an orphanage and working with the local NGO to gather necessary supplies for various

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