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Meet My Friends

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This picture was taken about 2 weeks into the new semester. These are a few of my good friends down here in College Station. Haley, the one in the blue dress, was the first girl in the ward to introduce herself to me. We talked for a bit, and then she invited me to have dinner at her apartment that night. I really didn't want to go, because I hated being outside of my comfort zone and going through that whole awkward getting-to-know-you small talk phase. But I am soooooo grateful I accepted the invitation. Later that night I met Christina (girl in the white blouse) and Marissa, who is now my roommate. These friends (and lots more were not in attendance at this photoshoot) are part of the reason I love being at this school!
I have found that it really only takes two or three times of getting out of your comfort zone and making an effort to meet new people before it becomes second nature. I suppose being a hairstylist has also helped. 12 hours a week spent getting to know new peopl…