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Unformatted text preview: Jason Mull 9-02-08 English R1-B The Wild West & Christopher Columbus Home is a funny and elusive thing, and the word itself conjures very visceral and unique sensations in every person. For me, the word means something familiar. I ts a swirling mixture of trees and houses and people and sounds and faces and so on. I ts an environment which Ive spent over two decades becoming familiar and in tune with. After spending eighteen some odd years in a certain place, with certain people, you start to adapt to those surroundings, and life adopts an almost rhythmic and fragile flow. You yourself become a delicate cog in the machine of your environment, grinding and turning pleasantly with your friends, family, and surroundings, which all contribute to the balance of the machine as a whole. I come from a small suburb thirty minutes east of downtown San Diego. My feelings towards the place and its residents are warm and fond. I attended River Valley High School, home of the noble snow leopard. I ts a small and charming Valley High School, home of the noble snow leopard....
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