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Day 20

Day 20:  I am thankful for my sorority sisters!  Our chapter celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Sunday night and it was great catching up with so many sisters I haven't seen in a long time.  I'm fortunate to be one of the charter members and got to be involved in the installation of our chapter at USC Aiken!  We were installed on December 8, 2001...which happens to be the day my littlest sister, Callie, was born!

I went to college knowing that I would never join a sorority - I didn't want to "buy" my friends.  However, I met some outstanding young women my first semester at school and they convinced me to come out to a soccer game to get to know them..next thing you know, I'm in!  I've never looked back nor doubted the day I joined.  I loved our group of girls so much and even became the chapter President, which is an honor of all honors.

I made the very best of friends during my 4 years and its wonderful to still have so many of them in my lives.  Although I don't see everyone as much as I would like, we still get together and its like no time has passed since we all graduated.  Now, I am still involved as an alumnae and am now filling an advisor role for the chapter.  I just can't get enough...even at 28!

I know sororities aren't for everyone, but for those that get to have the experience and truly embrace the sisterhood, you will be thrilled with your choice.  You get out of it what you put in!!

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