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College Essay Prompt A My mouth was running before my eyes could adjust to the lights shining down on me. I picked up my broom and limped closer to the man, hand on my back while exclaiming profusely in a Scottish accent, “You ought to be ashamed of yourself! Picking on an old woman like me!”. He looked back at me in surprise as I could hear laughter from the darkness. I shoved the broom in his freckle covered face then stormed off stage, proceeding to a mirror where I saw a 65-year-old woman staring back at me. I took out my Neutrogena makeup wipes and began wiping the wrinkles off, but not the memories associated with them. The first thing I saw was my eye bags. They say you need your beauty sleep, it was evident that was not what I was getting. With trouble at home, theater arts was my way to escape. Hattie, the lead character in the Women of Lockerbie who I was playing at the time, was a cleaning lady that dealt with the death and plane crash of flight PAM AM 103 with humor. She was someone who had just wanted people to have something to smile about, regardless of how dark situations might seem at the time. I could relate to her dramatically. A “home” is
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