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Kailie カイリ

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2021.05.13 02:23

I DID IT! Today I graduated with my Associate of Arts degree

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The auditorium was dark as my fellow graduates and I entered. "Pomp and Circumstance" was playing, but I could barely hear it over the blood rushing in my ears. Camera flashes sparked in the corner of my eye as we shuffled to our socially distanced seats. We remained standing for the national anthem to play. As I placed my heart over my chest, I felt my heart pounding.

After the opening speech by the President of the college, it was finally time for us to receive our degrees. I swallowed nervously as our names rang throughout the auditorium.

"Please don't trip and fall. Please don't mispronounce my name. Please don't look stupid..." The thoughts kept racing through my mind. Before I knew it, I heard the woman call my name.

"Kailie L. ____, Associate of Arts, summa cum laude."

As I walked across the stage, the President smiled and handed me my degree. "You did very well," he said, giving me a fist bump instead of a handshake.

It wasn't until I was alone in my car, driving to a hibachi grill my parents were taking me to for a celebratory dinner, that relief and happiness came. I was done! Two years of stress, sleep-deprived crying, school throughout the entire year, tutoring sessions, and working my butt off to earn my A.A. while in high school...It was finally over.

Congrats, Class of 2021!🥳🙌🏼
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  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:25

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    As I placed my heart over my chest, I felt my heart pounding.

    As I placed my hand over my chest, I felt my heart pounding. (Smh can't believe I typed that haha)

  • Jon Ramirez 2021.05.13 02:24

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    Congratulations you graduated earlier than me lol btw nice last name ____
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:25

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    AYYY YOU DID WITH YOUR ASSOCIATES TOO OMGGG KAIIII
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:26

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    @Jon Ramirez Thank you! My high school graduation isn't until the 29th though lol And yes, it's really easy to do paperwork and stuff with a last name like that😌
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:26

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    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
  • Jon Ramirez 2021.05.13 02:26

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    @Kailie カイリ I’m trying to increase my grade rn of 2 classes 😬
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:26

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    @Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين I DID ITTTTT but not high school yet hahaha that's on the 29th. A little backwards, ik😂
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:26

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    Omgomgomgomgomgomgomg
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:27

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    Stoppp ugh Im so happy I hate you 😭😭💜
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:27

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    @Jon Ramirez You have 2 classes, or you're trying to improve your grade in 2 classes?
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:27

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    I will keep spamming you
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:27

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    @Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣💙💙💙💙💙
  • Jon Ramirez 2021.05.13 02:27

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    @Kailie カイリ Yep 2/8
  • Katelyn ケイトリン كيتلين 2021.05.13 02:28

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    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭大好き大好き大好き大好き大好き大好き大好き大好き😭😭😭💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:29

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    @Jon Ramirez Oh gotcha, best of luck to ya man! 頑張って💪🏼
  • Jon Ramirez 2021.05.13 02:30

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    @Kailie カイリ ありがとうどういたしまして!
  • モンキー 2021.05.13 02:40

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! I’m so happy for you!!!! I’m proud of you and I mean that. Seriously good job. I’m happy for you :D also, great writing skills! You grabbed the reader’s attention at the start and followed through with detailed and exciting imagery. That’s what really makes a reader interested.
  • Anushka 2021.05.13 02:41

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    Congrats sis
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:55

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    @モンキー Oh my gosh thank youuuuuu😭💙 I've always loved writing haha I will try posting some flash fiction here once I attempt writing it😊
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 02:55

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    @Anushka Thanks😊
  • Anushka 2021.05.13 02:55

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    @Kailie カイリ you are always welcome sis😘
  • Kanae 2021.05.13 03:08

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    おめでと〜〜〜
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 03:10

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    @Kanae ありがとう、かなえちゃん!
  • モンキー 2021.05.13 03:19

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    @Kailie カイリ I would definitely be interested in that. But おめでとう🎊
  • Kanae 2021.05.13 03:21

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    @Kailie カイリ いいよ〜
  • Tadashi 2021.05.13 03:33

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    おめでとう🎂
  • SREAN MENG 2021.05.13 03:33

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    Congratulations to you !! Can I know what does sleep deprived crying mean ? Is it the same as lack of sleep?
  • Sunshine05 2021.05.13 03:51

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    @Kailie カイリ Congratulations 🎉 😘😘
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 04:01

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    @SREAN MENG It means I cried a lot, mostly because I was not getting enough sleep lol (I have insomnia and so I would be awake late doing homework)
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 04:03

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    @Tadashi @Sunshine05 Thanks!😁💙
  • Sunshine05 2021.05.13 04:28

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    @Kailie カイリ welcome 😘
  • £lsa🦋 2021.05.13 04:39

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    I wasn't familiar with your educational system to understand what u r actually talking about! But I could understand that how special it is for you! Ur description was so cool 😂 So You did awesome as always! Congratulations kailie❤
  • just Ali 2021.05.13 05:53

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    Congratulations Kailie... You've done a great job 🥳 Wish you all the best 🌟
  • Helena 2021.05.13 07:21

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    I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU 💙💙💙 LOVE YOUUUUUU
  • Anurag 2021.05.13 08:00

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    Congratulations ✨ Brighter side is waiting for you 👏🏾 Applause 👏🏾
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 10:08

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    @£lsa🦋 Hahaha basically, I have my two-year university degree now😊 Tysm!
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.13 12:58

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    @just Ali @Helena @Anurag Thank you so much!🥰
  • Doody 2021.05.14 01:44

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    u r a beautiful girl and u deserve all the best💜 I LOVED the post!! Congratulations 🎉🎉
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.14 03:52

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    @Doody Awww oh my gosh thank you so much😭💙💙💙
  • 멜로디 2021.05.15 04:44

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    I’m late but CONGRATS🥳🥳🤩🤩🤩
  • Timm ティム 2021.05.16 14:41

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    おめでとう!
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.16 19:10

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    @멜로디 @Timm ティム ありがとう!Thank you☺
  • Ash 2021.05.21 02:44

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    Congratssssss!!🥳
  • Malika 2021.05.29 17:24

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    Wow☺👍👍 congratulations 🥳🥳🥳
  • Kailie カイリ 2021.05.29 20:15

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    @Malika Thank you!

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