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Week Thirty-four: Amanda Kasper

At what age did you become an adult? … part of growing up is learning how to deal with difficult issues, and the benefits can be great if you have the courage to ask for help…  Human beings are not designed to go through life alone. No one has to bear the burden of the tough … Continue reading

Week Thirty-four: Kathy Benson

At what age did you become an adult? I think I became an adult when I left home to go to college at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in August 1993. I was eighteen years old at the time and though I still had a lot to learn about life and maturity, it was … Continue reading

Week Thirty-four: Peter Combs

At what age did you become an adult? I remember the exact moment that I realized my childhood was over. I was fifteen and my parents had just been sentenced to prison for what will most certainly be the remainder of their lives. If I had been thinking clearly at the time I would have … Continue reading

Week Thirty-four: Brian B. Baker

 At what age did you become an adult? I think this could be taken a few ways, could go with when I turned, or when I stopped thinking of myself and started thinking of others. The year I stopped thinking about what was important to me and started thinking about those around me was the … Continue reading

Week Thirty-four: Bridget Scoville

 At what age did you become an adult? “The first half of life is learning to be an adult—the second half is learning to be a child.” 
–Pablo Picasso During my first 25 years, all I wanted was to be an adult with a great job, financial security. I first felt like an adult when … Continue reading