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Fighting Leukemia

Summary: March 16,1988 was the beginning of a little girls fight for life after a diagnoses of leukemia. A child having needle after needle poked into her body, having to stay in a place that was not her home, and not understanding why. A child not fully comprehending the meaning of family, but understanding she was not alone, as her mother, eyes filled with fear and pain, never left her side. Realizing that the only way to end her mother's pain, and overfill her eyes with joy and laughter, was to push aside the baby inside and become the strongest child possible.
Being the one person who should know more about myself than anyone else, describing who I am to you the nameless, faceless "you" reading this is more difficult that I ever imagined. Simply, I am a 17-year-old Mexican female who wants to go to college. Yet, I know you are asking more of me. What I am, is not who I am. Describing "who" I am is a much more complex and insightful process. My identity consists of a potent combination of past experiences and future dreams. Although my experiences may have been difficult, I am very thankful for them. As a result of those experiences, I have emerged dedicated to success.

Many people see me as a strong person who has no problems because I am full of energy and laughter. Yet, what they don't know is that behind the laughter and energy, there was once pain...

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