Moving Away

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Moving Away

Leaving Home

Moving far away from family and friends can be tough on a child at a young age. It has its
pros and cons. One learns how to deal with moving away from the people they love and also
learn how to deal with adjusting to new ways of life. Everything seems so different and at
a young age one feels like they have just left the whole world behind them. That was an
experience that changed my life as a person. It taught me how to deal with change and how
to adjust. It developed me from a young boy into a mature young man.

The day I moved away, a lot of things were going through my young mind. As I took my last
look at my home, I remembered all the fun times I had with my family and friends through
out my life. Now I was moving 800 miles away from all of that with no insight on what lied
ahead for me. As my family and I drove away from our Michigan home, I looked out the
window wondering what Virginia would be, and what my friends were doing. A lot of things
were going through my mind at the time. At the time my main worry was if I would make any
friends, and how I would adjust to everything. During the whole drive down, my mother
would often let me know that everything would be all right and I would like it. Trying to
be strong and hold back my tears, I just shook my head no, wondering why we had to move so
far away. Life would be different for me and I knew it would.

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