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“The Changing You”
In the 10 years between the time span of 2003-2013, we can find a change in not only the people, but in the friends we have kept and lost. Friends play a big role in how our high school years turn out, as does our taste in music. The first 18 years in a person’s life decide the rest of the person’s life and who they are. Friends and music make a big part of someone’s life, and for the person to get where they are today, they have to undergo some major changes.

When I was in third grade I jammed out to Temperature by Sean Paul and Hips don’t lie by Shakira until I was tired of listening to it. I remember having the Jonas Brothers newest CD play over and over again in my stereo. Music has come a long way in the past 10 years, and so has technology. Back in the day, a person would have to go to the store, buy the CD, and drive home to put the CD in their stereo. Now-a-days a kid can download 200 songs through a mobile app on their smartphone in less than five minutes. But the real concern is how much has the music changed since we were kids? The everyday kid would get in a car and turn on radio Disney and listen to Hannah Montana and the Jonas brothers. But now, all you see is people riding around playing loud and disturbing rap music that demoralizes woman. Which begs the question, has the current music brainwashed the present generation?

Imagine your life back when you were in second grade, and imagine your friends. Studies show that you will remember at least one childhood friend. Maybe from pre-school, or maybe from middle school, but everyone starts with at least one good friend. Now imagine your life with that same person up until now and how much both of you have changed. Most of the time, reasons that people grow apart are due to lack of similarities. Most high schoolers stick next to their “group” or “posse” because they have things in common with each other. Most of the time, you have your drama lovers, art experts, jocks, nerds,...
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