I never really liked baseball; I thought it was too slow, well I still think it’s too slow. My grandma tried to teach my brother and me when we were little because she likes it but I was never good at it; maybe that’s another reason I don’t like it. I could never hit the ball or throw it, probably due to bad hand-eye coordination, and this just frustrated me. Also I feel like it takes too long for anything to happen.
Even though I never liked the game, for the last few nights I have been watching the World Baseball Classic, watching Puerto Rico play. So far, we have won all three games of the first round against Mexico, Italy and Venezuela. We are currently in the second round playing the defending champions, Dominican Republic, which worries me but the game is tied right now.
As long as we’re in the tournament, I will be watching and cheering for us, I know we can do this.
¡ Vamos Puerto Rico!
Update: Puerto Rico won 3-1!!!
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I’m an aspiring writer still looking for exactly what I want to write about, with a lot of creativity, imagination and desire to write.
I studied Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University where I explored many different sides of writing through my classes and extracurricular activities in order to narrow my search for an identity as a writer.
I have written for Citrus TV Noticias and La Voz magazine, both of which gave me the chance to explore different mediums in which to write in. Through Citrus TV Noticias I also gained experience in translating from English to Spanish and vice versa, which is also something that I would be interested in working on since I am fluent in both of these languages. I was also an intern at Syracuse University Press where I got hands on experience in what goes into actually editing and publishing a book.
Through out the last four years I have faced a lot of challenges, which helped chape the person I am today. After being in a tragic car accident, being in comma, having a Traumatic Brain Injury, and being in therapy for over a year, I am a new me, willing to face challenges and knowing how to deal with them. I want to write about my accident and life after it to help others, show them it can be done and help in any way I can.
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