Letter to my 12-Year-Old Self

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Hey, Jen! It’s me — “future Jen”. Yes, that sounds impossible. You’re gonna have to trust me (even though you don’t trust anyone right now.)

I know you really want to quit your ballet class. When you were a little kid, it was fun. Somewhere along the way it got exhausting and stressful. You got your first pair of toe shoes when you were nine (which was way too young) and your feet never stopped hurting.