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by Edgard Duche - December 01, 2005

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.

Sweat poured down my face as I struggled to breathe. I was dehydrated and exhausted, and I was trying as hard as I could not to give up. From the bleachers and the sidelines, the eyes of every member of the crowd were focused intently on me. One side of the gym hoped I would fail, and the other side prayed that I would succeed.

The muscles in my…

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