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Almost Adults

Ep. 5, "High School"


Join Angel and Amari Williams in this insightful episode of "Almost Adults" as they dive headfirst into the whirlwind world of high school. From the echoing hallways filled with lockers to the bustling cafeteria chatter, the siblings reminisce about their shared experiences and the contrasting ones that define their individual high school journeys.

Angel recounts her memorable moments on the dance team, the friendships formed, and the challenges of juggling academics with her passion for dance. Listen as she delves into her favorite teachers, class subjects, and the ever-evolving dynamics of high school cliques.

On the flip side, Amari brings to light the life of a creative introvert in high school. Sharing stories of finding solace in art rooms, the inspiration behind his favorite sketches, and the world of video games and anime that helped him bond with like-minded peers.

From pep rallies and prom nights to test anxieties and teacher confidants, they discuss the highs, the lows, and the in-betweens. Plus, they'll share invaluable tips for current high schoolers on making the most of these formative years, both academically and socially.

Tune into "Almost Adults" and take a nostalgic trip down high school lane, filled with laughter, lessons, and a dose of teenage wisdom. Whether you're gearing up for your first day or reminiscing about your graduation day, this episode is a heartwarming look at the rollercoaster ride that is high school. πŸŽ’πŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸŽΆπŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ

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