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Forever Changed

Forever Changed By Jada Lemon, 12th grade

Taking off my apron that was covered in flour and a long day’s worth of sweat, I listened to the bustling taking place in the front, and I didn’t even bother to cover the grin that broke out on my face. Gathering my belongings and sliding on my jacket, I walked past my mother washing the dishes. I leaned over to give her a peck on the cheek, and she gazed at me with gratitude before she noticed that I was getting ready to leave. Her grateful gaze turned into a questioning one. “Where are you going? You know we close in three hours, and we have a full house,” my mother said to me as she lifted herself up on the counter with soapy, wet hands. www.butterflydreamz.org

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...

2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...