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I was named after my great-grandmother Lillian Marie Schul nee Meister Hans. I can only assume that she had a great impact on my father, because he had always wanted to name his oldest daughter Lillian. My parents soon discovered that they would call me Lily, which is now the only name I answer to. Even though I think Lillian Marie is a pretty name, I always thought it didn’t suit me. I was a tomboy growing up, and Lily sounded too dainty.
I was born in Stuttgart, Germany because my dad had a job there at the Mercedes Benz factory. I don’t remember much of my time there, and I moved back to Ross before my first birthday. Despite popular belief, I am not 100% German, nor am I Welsh. My family comes from just about all over Europe. The only part of my family that I could not trace back to any country is my grandpa on
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Even though this may seem like a minor thing, this decision has changed my life drastically; I can not even imagine how different my life could have been were this not to happen. The first time I heard the band play at Elda, I knew I loved music, and that I wanted to do band when I got older. I learned how to play the recorder in elementary school music class, and I was pretty good. I noticed the clarinet looked similar to the recorder, and had some of the same notes. When I did listened to the clarinet play, I fell in love. I was so excited to tell my mom that I was going to play the clarinet. She promptly told me that I was not, in fact, going to play the clarinet, I was going to play my uncle’s old alto saxophone from high school. I knew I could not argue (but that doesn’t mean I didn’t try), and I would have to play an instrument that I did not like. I soon learned that the saxophone was definitely the right instrument for me, and I was awarded best in section last year. Now I play the baritone saxophone, the larger and lower counterpart of the alto, and I plan to play in high school and

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