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academically, socially, (and here is where I would say physically but, health includes much more than the physical body). In fact, current research is now supporting the idea that mental and physical health go hand in hand (PREVENTION MAG ARTICLE). In other words, mental health effects physical heath and physical health affects mental health. My story is meant to inspire young people to ask questions. This experience is now written upon my life, but it is not who I am. It does not define me, it molds me, it does not hurt me, it empowers me, and it does not create boundaries, rather, it begins conversations. I am Christiana, I am fearless, and I question everything. References Conley, David. “Redefining College Readiness.” ERIC: Institute of Educational Sciences, March 2007, 1-36. Accessed July 8, 2018.

Google Scholar. Nagaoka, Jenny, Camille Farrington, Melissa Roderick, Elaine Allensworth, Tasha Seneca Keyes, David Johnson, and Nicole Beechum. “Readiness for College: The Role of Noncognitive Factors and Context.” ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences, 2013, 1-8. Accessed July 8, 2018. Google Scholar. Mental Health Foundation. “Physical Health and Mental Health.” Physical Health and Mental Health. November 20, 2017. Accessed July 08, 2018. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/atoz/p/physical-health-and-mental-health.

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