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A Look At It This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.


I look into the mirror.
There's a bald person standingin front of me.
I don't recognize it ... It ...
It doesn't look like thegirl I was.
My hair has fallen out.
The chemicals did it.
The chemicalsthat kill the disease.
The disease that tries to kill me.
It will notthough.
I will stay strong.
Even through the insults.
The insults atIt.
Others don't see me.
They see what I've become.
Something they'venever seen before.
I see myself now too as I stand in front of themirror.
I see It ...

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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Aug. 20, 2011 at 9:38 pm
This is so simple... but ever so strong! I love it! Never give up and keep up the attitude that you are strong! It is a human thing to fear what is different. But we are all human... are we not? Don't let others interfere with your fight and always stand strongly, even when your disease gives it's most harsh of blows!! :)
 
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