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What has surprised you about your life? Explore stories told by people across America about what they never expected.

I never expectedmy track season to get canceled. Although I have been dealing with an injury in my quad for about 3, being away from the track and not being able to train has been a very challenging thing to go through. Without track, I'm...

I never expectedto regret not appreciating enough the time spent with the people in my life. I definitely did appreciate them, but looking back I am starting to realize that I could have even more. I did not ever think that at one point I wouldn't...

I never expected..That I would be a young adult who has had this many losses and challenges in my life. I never in my life thought I'd lose my mother and be a black sheep of my family, I never thought I'd be someone who could...

I never expectedthat I would take ceramics in my lifetime. When I was little I thought school was just learning and all about P.E And reverse. But as I grew up in high school I began to see that there were many more things to do...

I never expectedTo miss school so much. I would usually say that I didn't like school and I would be fine with a day off, but I take that back I don't like digital learning days at all.

I never expectedto have the end of senior year to be in the middle of march. Everyone, ever since we were children were told that senior year is the best time of high school because you have made it through the rough and difficult times but...

I never expectedto celebrate Eid at home, not seeing my friends and neighbors at Eid prayer, and not having a party with 40 relatives in one house afterward. It'll be strange spending Eid separately, without the festive feeling. But we will make the best out of...

I never expectedto finish the school year from home. I expected the year to end just as it did last May, wrapping up all the hard work done throughout the year at school, watching the seniors graduate from the stands, and saying "Have a great summer...

I never expectedmy grandma to tell me she missed my voice over the phone.

I never expectedto have such a limited experience during the end of my senior year. This time was supposed to be all about the journey we had to get here, and the transition into the next part of life. Unfortunately, Corona is something serious, and will...