Sponsor Essay

Owning is a sloppy second to knowing.

Kristen Tsetsi - Manchester, Connecticut
Entered on March 17, 2010

In my teens, I was very, very afraid of thirty. People not only started dying at thirty of heart attacks and aneurysms, but grown-ups were thirty. Parents were thirty. Anyone who said “Thirty is when the world becomes yours” was obviously in denial. It was…