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Dear Amy at 15, This is it – your first high school relationship. It’s an odd thought, but it really shouldn’t have been. There was this odd back and forth between us and this guy that we refer to as LG. Basically, he says that he would never get another person to ask someone out for him, then some dude asks us out for him, we don’t believe this random person, and… Read More

Dear Amy at 14, What I remember most about our first few months of high school is that we were exceptionally out-of-place and out numbered by those who weren’t. When you  first walk into our high school there are a few directions that you can go, but if you opt to go straight there is a hallway that leads to the gym. On either side of the hallway are three benches and… Read More

Dear Amy at 13, Despite having moved here earlier this year, you may still feel compelled to try to make more friends by lying about how interesting your life is. Some of my personal favorites are telling people that we lived in France for a bit, and that we were in an Oreo commercial. We even had the details of the Oreo commercial figured out: how we twist the Oreo in half… Read More

Dear Amy at 12, Grade 7 is a weird one for us. Although it happens a few months before our 12th birthday, 9/11 happens. I remember Mom waking us up and telling us that our father had called – it was 6ish in the morning and Mom was just crying at the television. There was live footage when the second plane hit while we were getting ready. We got on a city bus… Read More

Dear Amy at 7, With the Bird Club in full swing it was bound to get some enemies… at least the type of enemies that a 7-year-old makes. At this age, everyone will tell you that the boys are picking on you or chasing you around because they like you. Always seemed a bit weird to me that this sort of thing started out so early in life, but if that’s the… Read More