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disappearing into the hallway. After a few minutes of staring at the wall, lost in my thoughts, I decided to unpack. As I lifted one box, I couldn't help but smile at the first picture inside, which happened to be of Jupiter and me. She was sitting crosslegged, her eyes glistening with joy as she looked at the camera. Next to her was me, my head cocked back as I laughed, probably about something stupid. I held the picture in my hand, thinking back to our young, inseparable days, laughing and talking for hours. I just wanted her to touch the stars. Stuck in nostalgia, I didn't notice someone walk in. My breath got caught in my lungs, and I gasped when I saw who it was. Looking at me were those familiar brown eyes that latched onto my heart years ago. Her hair touched her back, dyed as golden brown as the day she sat in my arms. She was taller, for sure, not a bruise on her body. We stared at each other, both shocked at the probability that we would meet again. "Jupiter," I managed to get out. "Saturn," she replied quietly. "I—I missed you," I blurted out before turning completely red. She nodded slowly, remaining quiet. 13

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

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