TrainTracks1 - Lee Stuppy Essay 1 Narration T\/Tr 8:21 Train Tracks Growing up in elementary school and middle school was troublesome for me During these

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Lee StuppyEssay 1 / NarrationT/Tr 8:21Train TracksGrowing up in elementary school and middle school was troublesome for me. During these times, a kid wants to feel accepted by his/her peers; however, it was anything but that for me. As a child, I sucked my thumb untilI was about eight years old -- I know, pathetic. Accompanying this thumb sucking obsession was my enormous overbite and huge gap. I became known as several things such as: a bunny rabbit, a donkey, and Mickey Mouse. I did not notice how bad it was until about middle school, sixth grade year. Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is sort of a huge step. It’s the time of which kids begin to try to find out who they really are or at least have a sense of it. Dad always claimed my thumb sucking problem was Mom’s fault because she never yelled at me for it. I’m not really sure why I was so hooked on it at the time because, now, it just seems weird and super unsanitary. As much as I regret doing it, I’m kind of glad I did. Early seventh grade year, Dad finally decided to schedule my first orthodontist

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