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I left the house at 5 am in the morning to avoid traffic while driving to Long Beach. It took me 45 minutes to get there. It was too early so I sat back in my car and witnessed a beautiful sunrise and fog above the grass. An hour later Dani pulled over on the parking lot and we walked to the campus to start shooting. Dani's plan was to take pictures in front of the California State University Long Beach sign and then do some portraits at the Japanese Garden. It was my first time at the campus and I haven't realized how big it was. While walking through the campus I caught myself at a thought that how wonderful it would have been to have a Japanese garden at my school when I studied. After I was done shooting Dani and I walked to the car and chatted. She told me that she had a bachelor in communication and worked two jobs to support herself. She planned to travel before going back to school. I wish Dani to stay determined and positive on the way to her carrier.

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