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Apr 1, 2015
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Choking on rejection, coughing up resolve.

From the month of December to the middle of March, my brother and I were busy creating artwork to submit in our portfolio for a summer intensive program. While he took it nonchalantly, getting distracted by anything and everything, working only when someone told him, I took it very seriously wanting with all my heart to be accepted into the...
 

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