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My name is Fang Fang. I come from a Chinese-American family. I currently go to NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies. I love going to my school because it is much more diverse than where I live in Chinatown; people do not speak English though they live in the United States. This is why my family only speaks Chinese, a language that I am not very good at. Sometimes it is hard for me to express myself because I cannot find the right words to use.
I joined Youth Insights because I was inspired by my older sister, Yuan Yuan who encouraged me to get more involved with teen programs. So when my principal emailed me about Youth Insights, I knew I had to apply. It was the perfect opportunity! Through art, I can express myself more than in words. Art to me means putting a lot of effort into something creative. There is no limitation in art, which is what I love. It is free from anything that can limit you.
I hope to gain a lot of experience creating different kinds of art. The only time I really have the chance to make art is during art class, but I want to do more things like painting, sculpture, and photography.