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Jupiter joined in. From that day on, we became inseparable: two girls who were never seen without the other. I changed my schedule, having more classes with her than ever before. People coined us the "planet sisters," a phrase we didn't mind. It's funny how all these things could change... in a matter of months. --Jupiter was beautiful, but her inside was so broken. Jupiter's mom walked out of her life the previous year as if she never existed in the first place. One day, she was kissing Jupiter goodbye at school, and the next day, she was gone. Jupiter still had no idea where her mom could be. "She could be in Tanzania helping hungry children, Paris on a staycation, or Las Vegas trying to flip houses so we can be stable... and I still wouldn't understand why she left me," she said sadly. "I remember once I asked her why she named me Jupiter. Why not Becca? Ashley? Something simple." Jupiter chuckled before turning to me. "She told me she loved the universe: boundless galaxies, supernovas, the 7

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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...