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  • I was on a rock for two days. I sat by myself, contemplating my 17 years of life. Had I really been living? There's not a sure way to tell. I looked out over the valley in the morning and wondered how much I had already missed out on. Nature is really our home and if you ever get the chance to really spend some time all by yourself with nature, it will change the way you think about things.

    You start hearing the hail on your tent and feel like a drum line is practicing off in the distance. You see clouds rolling and envision gymnasts tumbling in the sky. You wake up and see the sun rising just as you're rising. When you realize everything is really connected and all that we do is mimic and be mimicked by nature, you'll never stop seeing it.
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