BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Emma

BEING Young & Twenty Submission

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Emma Lemay
Age • 18

“I’m spending my freshman year of college abroad, and I couldn’t be more excited (or grateful) for this opportunity.”

BEING Young & Twenty is about learning how to live the life that you want to live.

I turned 18 and took a HUGE leap of faith by boarding a plane to Florence, Italy.

I’m spending my Freshman year of college abroad and I couldn’t be more excited (or grateful) for this opportunity.

Living in a new city has taken independence to a whole new level.

I never fully understood what it meant to be on my own. I’m learning lessons, making mistakes, and figuring things out as I go. I’m able to live my life how I want too.

I have the freedom to make my own decisions, regarding alcohol, people, school, work, money, etc. I’m surrounding myself with people who make me happy and feel good about myself.

Ever since we’re children, we dream about being “grown up.” I don’t know if I’m an “adult” yet, but I do know that this is an exciting period in my life that won’t last forever. It’s the time to travel, try new things, explore, and discover.

As of now, I’m halfway there.

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