Summer in Hawaii

by Rebekah
(Chicago, IL, USA)

Summer 2004 was the year I went to Hawaii with my friend and I was determined to become tan.



On a visit to the mall I bought a new swimming suit.


All the suits I owned before were very conservative with a straight neckline.


This swimming suit was bikini style with a low neck line, something my friend encouraged.


My last day in Hawaii, I laid in the sun for many hours. I went in the pool a few times just to get cool and so that my skin would attract the sun.


Without any sunscreen, I can say it was the most burnt I have ever been.


Right in my neckline, which had never seen sun before was so burnt; it hurt to take a shower.


Week after week I kept peeling, and to this day I have a scar from it.


I definitely think I got second degree burn, not the best feeling in the world.


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