My Experience At High School Essay

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Sitting here now looking back I am not as devastated as I was then. I think about all the great outcomes of the situation and I can be happy thinking about it. Of course, there are still some parts that make me want to take it back, but who knows what kind of person I would be without this sort of humbling experience. Before I go any further let me go back about two years to the summer before my Junior year of high school. I was sitting on the bench at a summer league basketball game, four days after school got out. Basketball was once my favorite sport, but at this point in my life I had grown to love volleyball and track much more. So, while on the bench watching the game about to start I wonder to myself how I got myself talked into this stupid game. There were only two games left and it’s not like I am a huge contributor to the team anyway. As I sit there thinking about how much I dislike the sport I get ordered to go in. I do as I am told and run over to the end line. My eyes are fixed on the girl with the ball waiting for the whistle to be blown so she can throw the ball in. I get ready to play defense and then the whistle blows and she re-enters the court. I go to take a step back to stay in front just like I had been coached to do for many years. As I go to take this step my knee gives out. I try again to run down the court and ignore the pain but the thing was, it didn’t hurt. At all. My knee would just not do what it was meant to do and every time I took a step it

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