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  • I felt the heat from the spotlights.
    I was sweating.
    It's like I was literally incapable of thinking about anything else other than what was going on, but I had to stay focused.
    My dad always told me, "It's great to experience new things."
    But he didn't tell me it was going to be THIS stressful.
    All I felt was judgment, and all I saw was interest.

    It was one of the greatest moments of my life.
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