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By Jordan Meaker

UGA Undergraduate Student

"My square is about my family's resilience in the face of loss. One of my cousins passed away last December from complications from a heart transplant. After he died, of the women in our family got a heart necklace with his birthstone, Peridot, in the middle. When we wear it, it's a way for us to remember his life and to all feel closer together in the midst of tragedy. It's also a reminder of our own resilience and our ability to lean on each other through hard times. For me, resilience means persevering and recognizing that you're not alone in what you're feeling and that you have a community to help back you up and guide you in your journey."

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