In 2007 my family went to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. The most memorable thing we did when we where there was climb the sand dunes, they where at least thirty feet high. Climbing the sand dunes is the most memorable thing for the lesson I learned that day: “I can do more than I think I can.” The sand dunes are steep hills of sand. I am not the most athletic person, so I got tired quickly. I got about ¾ of the way up the dune that we where climbing and decided I was too tired to go all the way up, so I say down. My mom went the rest of the way up with out me; my brothers had already been up at the top for a few minutes. Well here I am sitting, thirsty, and hot, when my middle brother came down and sat beside me. I told him I was tired and did not think I could or wanted to go any farther. He said that I could and that he would help me and if I really could not make it I could sit back down. So after about five minutes of this I got up and slowly we climbed the last part of the dune. Well really I guess there are two morals to this story: you can do more then you think you can and that brothers can come in useful some times.
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