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My name is Shane and I am currently a sophomore at Stuyvesant High School. I was born in Brooklyn and have lived there my whole life. My family is of Irish-German descent, but both of my parents were born in the United States. I am the third of four sons. I heard about Youth Insights from a friend of mine and was immediately interested because of the opportunity to meet an artist and to work with him or her.
Art is important to me as a way of expressing myself, and I also really enjoy seeing art exhibitions. I have always tried to take art classes either in school or after school, so art has taken up a significant chunk of my time in the past. I enjoy going for runs in the park near my house, and I participate in school theater productions whenever I can. I also enjoy watching movies and listening to music at home. I am not sure exactly what I want to do for a living, but I think I want to do something with writing later in my life.