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Three Days, Two Years

In three days, you can cram for a exam. In three days, you can drive halfway across the United States. In three days, you can get a decent summer tan. In three days, you can have a fight with a friend, and makeup. In three days, you have almost gotten through half of a week. In three days, you can teach your dog a new trick. In three days, you can change a life. In three days, someone can change yours.

In two years, you can receive a college diploma. In two years, you can train for, and run a marathon. In two years, you can reach a goal. In two years, you can serve a full time mission. In two years, I'll have graduated from High School. In two years, I'll be finishing up my AA at the community college. In two years, I'll start applying for a University. In two years, I might have a better idea on what I want to do in life. In two years, I'll be making my own money. In two years, my weight will have changed. In two years, life will be different.

This week has been crazy, therefore I have not been blogging. I met someone, and his name is Logan. I spent three days with Logan, and now I'm about to spend two years without Logan. He's serving a mission, and I could not be more proud. He changed my life in three days, and I cherished every moment we spent together. No one knows what will happen in two years, or even in three days. I do know, that life is constantly changing. Life is constantly placing people into my life, that I'll never forget, and I have never been more blessed.


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