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Evan Brown Wertheimer English AA 30 September 2009 My Change Anais Nin a Cuban author famous for her published journals once said : “Life is a process of becoming a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” As a developing young adult, I am still going through phases and learning who I am. I like to believe that I am a cool kid or a popular kid because of my current standings with people. In all reality I can’t put a title on myself because I am only Evan Brown and I can only be what I am, and what I am is a combination of everything I was. From the pudgy elementary kid who was used to being alone at recess, to the junior high kid, who was used to having bruises on his arms after school and even the freshman who had no identity all make up my current identity. But I hide behind the new changed image I have set for myself because it keeps the old me from
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Unformatted text preview: showing. In my new stages of life I set myself apart from the old stages of my life. For example I want to be seen as the current confident, chill and relaxed Evan, I don’t want to be seen as the shy, quiet, awkward kid I used to be. Brown 1 But how did I become the confident, chill, relaxed Evan? It could have come with time and it could have come because I used to be the opposite of what I am now. For instance, I used to strive to fit in, and be accepted because I used to not fit in and not be accepted, and I don’t want to go back to being that. I like to think of myself as different and I put myself as far away from the old me as possible. But that the old pudgy me is not gone, he just isn’t seen, yet that little pudgy boy still lives in my soul and motivates my actions because I can’t really leave the old me because the current me is made up from what I used to be. Brown 2...
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