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Author: Langston Hughes (1951)

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What happens to a dream deferred?
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(Apr 02 2017 8:54AM) : Write about a dream. What do you dream of for yourself and your family, friends, neighborhood, city or country? What do you want to be? What are your goals? Who do you want to help? How do you see you see the future? [Edited]
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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:25PM) : my dream was to be an actor or be a musician, i like music and acting.my goals are to be someone in life i want to be able to survive. is not about who i want to help cause you can help anyone but not everyone is gonna do something with that help. more

idk what my future brings me cause i can not see ahead of time.

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Kalyssia rivera (Apr 03 2017 1:27PM) : my dream is to open a daycare. i would like some help from people who had experience in business or working with kids
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Jevanny Robles (Apr 03 2017 1:29PM) : I wanna hoop for life. more

A dream I had since as long as I can remember was being an NBA star. Since young i wanted to be like T-Mac or Kobe. And to take care my mom and family through ball and take they worries away.

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Fatoumata Kebe (Apr 03 2017 1:34PM) : When i dream, i dream of me and my future family. And living a very happy life with the man that I love. I sometimes dream of me doing bad things that I'm not suppose to be doing and regret it later.
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Student Justin Cordero (Apr 03 2017 1:34PM) : I dream of being rich and wealthy . I want to have my CDL and TLC license be a professional driver . My goals are to make 6 figures a year . I want to help people get to their destinations safely . I see myself being a responsible adult making money .
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Jonathan De La Mota (Apr 03 2017 1:34PM) : When I dream I think positive. I want a house, car and a family. I want to join the FDNY. I want to help my family and that's all
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Siree Barry (Apr 03 2017 1:34PM) : i have two dreams Fbi agent and a neurosurgeon i wanna help people make sure they okay or their safe [Edited]
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Cristal Lebron (Apr 03 2017 1:37PM) : My dream is to be a crime scene investigator and my getting my family out of the bronx. I want to help myself and my family and to do that i am planning to go to john jay college of criminal justice.
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angie liranzo (Apr 03 2017 1:44PM) : ...... [Edited] more

ive always wanted to become a nurse. i think that the money never ends in that field. there will always be people that need care and support with their health. i believe that i will accomplish my goal. i never been so close to my dream. hopefully next year ill be going to college for nursing. and in about 2-4 years ill be doing what i love best.

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Derek Aponte (Jun 06 2017 1:02PM) : my dream is to be able to provide for my self working as a Forex broker .With this i would like to help provide for my family and eventually move in with some one
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Coraima Frias (Apr 03 2017 1:49PM) : RICH more

i have a dream to be a billionaire , i ant to be able to fully support my family. i want to be a

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Natasia Shannon (Jun 01 2017 12:48PM) : my dream more

was to always be a business women but when i came to pulse. started a class which was called economics. once learned the courses to start one . it really made me realize do i really want be a business women. thats when i decided i want to be a csi. a csi is a crime scene investigator. who visits the cries and details the happening boo the event

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(Apr 02 2017 8:57AM) : Write about a time when you had no hope for the future, when your dreams had dried up like a raisin in the sun. Who was there? What were they saying? What were you feeling? What was happening? Tell a story about that time. Show it in dialogue.
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Siree Barry (Apr 03 2017 1:33PM) : to be real with you nobody really know about my dreams i keep them to myself but the way i was feeling , i was doubting myself feeling sad . i wasn't doing so good at school so while that was happening i just found myself as a failure more

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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:40PM) : i can not say i did not had hope, I could say i just did not wanted to do that for now.
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Student Justin Cordero (Apr 03 2017 1:40PM) : No one was there but my parents and brother which is all i need . i was mad and lost and they were telling me stay positive keep moving forward and imma make it . more

I wasn’t going to school cause i was mad i failed and i gave up on everything . But my brother didn’t let me give up on myself he basically put me on the right path and helped me get on my feet again when i was at my lowest

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Jonathan De La Mota (Apr 03 2017 1:44PM) : I almost drop out of high school due to me transferring to public school but things have change now I'm doing better now thank god.'
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 01 2017 12:50PM) : the time more

i had no hope was when i wasn’t coming to school and felt like i don’t need to stay here. could just work but that was during 9th grade year but then i realize you can’t go nowhere wth no diploma

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(Apr 02 2017 8:59AM) : Write about a time when someone said or did something that hurt you and made you feel like you would never achieve your dreams. Write about a time when your pain felt almost like a sore that had festered and run. What caused this pain? Show what happened. [Edited]
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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:41PM) : i do not talk about my dreams with people.
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Jevanny Robles (Apr 03 2017 1:42PM) : . more

When I was about 13 my mom told me to give up on my basketball dreams claiming that its nearly impossible to make it. It didnt necessarily hurt me it just made me think like if my mom is saying it it must be true.

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Student Justin Cordero (Apr 03 2017 1:46PM) : In my old school the teachers always tried to make me feel as if i wouldn't amount to nothing or achieve my dreams based on school work and mistakes i made growing up.It hurt me because besides my parents their supposed to be a support cast and they didnt
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 01 2017 12:51PM) : when more

my friends told me would not make it even f i try

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(Apr 02 2017 9:01AM) : Write about a time when you put your dream out there, and it was rejected. Your dreams sitting out there and rejected might begin to stink like rotten meat. What time does this bring to mind? When did you feel like there was no support for you dreams?
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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:36PM) : i mean when i told my brother i like music he said, "Do you".
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Jevanny Robles (Apr 03 2017 1:44PM) : . more

One time I was in anger management class and we had to peak about ourselves and our dreams. My dreams of NBA stardom was humorous to some people. But I didnt let it affect me because I know the people in there couldnt guard me

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Kalyssia rivera (Apr 03 2017 1:47PM) : i am afraid who i share my dreams with there are going to be some hateful and spiteful people out there . i dont want anyone disrespectful my hopes! my dreams are sometimes all i have
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 01 2017 12:53PM) : .. more

my family who downgraded my sucess thats why its best to not share

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(Apr 02 2017 9:05AM) : Write about a time when people talked about your dreams like they were never going to happen, a time when your dreams were treated like they were a piece of candy crusted over with sugar, sweet, but unachievable. What voices do you hear? Tell your story. [Edited]
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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:32PM) : i do not talk to people about my dreams. i guess i haven't build that confident.
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Siree Barry (Apr 03 2017 1:37PM) : you should atleast 1 person you look up to
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Siree Barry (Apr 03 2017 1:37PM) : i had told my mother about my two ideas of what i wanted to be when i get older and she laughed she thought i was joking and the only reason why she said it would never happen was because i wasn't doing right in school
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Derek Aponte (Jun 06 2017 1:09PM) : One time that i proved people wrong was me continuing school i was always told that i was going to quit and not finish and that just gave me more motivation to prove them wrong
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 02 2017 10:52AM) : . more

the time when someone talked about my dream like i will never be it when i got pregnant with my daughter they always told me you will never make it. they use to always say theres no way you can finish

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(Apr 02 2017 9:07AM) : Write about a time when striving for your dreams felt stressful. Tell a story about a time when your dreams just sagged like a heavy load that you wanted to cast off. What were people saying? Where were you? How were you feeling?
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Kalyssia rivera (Apr 03 2017 1:41PM) : my dream feel heavy now! i see so clearly-i want to open a day care center. i am passionate about caring for childrens and in doing so helping families. more

however, the demands of completing high school, then the realization of what it takes to start a business – a location, licences, insurance money money money!!!!! i am struggling to keep this dream alive

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joel polanco (Apr 03 2017 1:44PM) : i did not felt like it was stressful, I felt like everybody wanted to become that. so i felt like it was going to be hard to achieves that.
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 02 2017 10:59AM) : . more

its stressful because im still in school trying to achieve my credits for me to finish

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(Apr 02 2017 9:09AM) : Tell a story about a disappointment or rejection that just made you explode (or want to explode)! What did this explosion look like and feel like? How did you recover from it? Did this experience change your dreams? [Edited]
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Jonathan De La Mota (Apr 03 2017 1:40PM) : The day I transfer from private school to pubic school that was the worst day of my life
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Siree Barry (Apr 03 2017 1:41PM) : when i tried to be an intern at a hospital but i wasn't picked because i didn't meet the expectations i was dissapointed not only because i wasn't picked but i just imagine when i get older and i still don't meet the expectations [Edited] Tags: agreeing
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Student Justin Cordero (Apr 03 2017 1:49PM) : the one time i studied for a test i failed after i put hard work in and i lost it because i hate studying i recovered by taking my time trying agin in June and passing this experienced didn't change nothing
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Natasia Shannon (Jun 02 2017 11:04AM) : . more

a rejection that made me explode when i first did my interview here an they told me i cant come in cause they was scared of my attendance which made me try harder which i got a second interview and made me here today

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