The Beautiful City Of Detroit Tonight

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“We may be in the beautiful city of Detroit tonight, but our story begins in New York.” The appropriately tailored catch phrase, said at the beginning of every show, is barely audible; over the deafening screams of fifty thousand fans catching a glimpse of our main entertainer for the night. Everyone has something that they have decided, or has been decided for him or her, is their passion in life. A year ago if I was asked what my passion was I wouldn’t have said anything, I didn’t have a passion or something that really made me excited to live life. I’d rather sit in my room bouncing from one social media to another, gathering a platform of thousands of followers during it all. I was a die-hard fan for someone who I thought could really…show more content…
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