to the thing that scares you

Whenever someone asks me what I am afraid of, I always say the same things. “I’m scared of spiders, free-falling, and other people’s germs.” It’s a standard answer that tends to get a lot of laughs, and maybe even a few questions. It’s only to myself that I reveal the other thing I am most afraid of; change. 
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the first year. 

I’ve gone vegetarian three times in my life. The first time was when I was in the third grade. My best friend  was a vegetarian and loved to lecture me about how everything I chose to put in my mouth was once a furry and defenseless creature. Seeing as how I was so young, I chock my decision to become a vegetarian up to peer pressure, and a general refusal to hurt any cute animals. However my crusade to save the animals only lasted a week, because my father was upset that I kept throwing away any food given to me with meat in it.

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