Tiny Story: Mia Rubenstein

Tiny Story: Mia Rubenstein

I was 10-years old, waiting in a long line of girls in sparkly leotards with slicked back ponytails, heavy makeup, and embroidered gym bags: Gymnastics Camp at the University of Michigan. 

They seemed Olympic bound. I was not. 

My mom was unaware of a required questionnaire. “What are your goals for your child?” My mom was stunned. She wrote, “to have fun?” The coaches asked me to show what I could do. After performing what I thought was my very best cartwheel, I scored 3/10. Day two, I arrived and threw up in the parking lot.

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Mia Rubenstein
Mia Rubenstein, Journalist
Mia Rubenstein is a sophomore at Community, and this is her first year on staff. When she is not at school, she can be seen begging her parents for a dog, baking banana bread, or eating ice cream. She enjoys spending time with friends and acting for her school theater program. She is looking forward to working on The Communicator this year and is excited to see where this experience will take her.

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