Essay Assignment

I wrote this paper upon the request of my GWRIT teacher, Professor Helen Storey. Our assignment was to write something that had an impact on my life. I was tempted to write about my lacrosse experiences, or coming to JMU... but I knew that I was just avoiding the best topic I could write about for fear of bringing up the same feelings I had finally put behind me. I even started to write a paper about playing lacrosse and how it has changed me, but I really couldn't make it into a great, worthwhile paper. So I started over, and as soon as I started writing, I couldn't stop. My fingertips just kept going, and before I knew it, I was done. It was the best paper I have ever written because it came straight from my heart.



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