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Lose Myself

Lose Myself

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mcmxcni By mcmxcni Updated Sep 25, 2016

The hot sun blared down on my body as I pulled my shades sitting on top of my head down over my eyes. I was standing on the drivers side of my moms truck trying not to have a breakdown from the separation that was soon to come.

Today was the first day of the rest of my life and of my future. I was starting college at Westbrook College For Women, located in a small city called Westbrook, South Carolina. It was a fifteen minute drive from the Georgia state border and about ten hours from my hometown of Philadelphia.

I was forced to come here because my mom felt that I could better myself and be the first person in my family to actually finish school. I wanted to do all of that but on my own time. After graduating high school I wanted to take a year off and then enroll in college.

Not to mention, she thought that I could find a nice respectable southern boyfriend, and drop the country thug that I was with already. I wasn't having it. This heat was killing me and I missed Philly already...

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briannalorraine briannalorraine Aug 25, 2016
Swain? 🤔 A girl down the street from me has the same name.
QueenAaliyah_18 QueenAaliyah_18 Aug 02, 2016
About to read this for the second time. This book is amazing ✨
Tru_Baddiechick Tru_Baddiechick Jul 17, 2016
This is ironic cause I have a cousin name Siani who moved from philly to South Carolina to finish high school with us
bellobellaaa bellobellaaa Oct 26, 2016
now I'm mad, you don't get it do you? this is childish Gina 😂😂😂 sorry I was literally just watching Martin
frodazy frodazy Aug 16, 2015
My names Nakiya and people always pronounced it Nakeya.... Ugh