|Emerging from the Shadows
She stands a staggering 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs a massive 95 pounds,
and has short, brown hair and brown eyes. I see my older sister Leslie.
Others see a model of perfection. Don't get me wrong, my sister and I are
close and have been inseparable since birth. My mother has kept pictures
of us ranging from the time we shared a playpen as babies to just recently
at Leslie's graduation. For seventeen years, we've shared every life
experience imaginable, and we've dealt with the trials and tribulations
that come with growing up. But in September, she left home to attend the
University of California at Irvine, leaving me to face life alone.
However, it gave me the opportunity to live life by myself as Ryan, instead of Leslie's little brother.
Since the beginning, I have gone to the same school as Leslie, and almost
every year I got stuck with a teacher that she had had the previous year.
Being only eleven months younger...