I Didn’t Make It in New York City and Felt Like a Failure for 30 Years

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“Start spreading the news, I’m leaving today, I want to be a part of it, New York, New York”

That was me at 18, dropping out of college and moving across the country, as far away from home as I could get, to make it big…

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Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

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Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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