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I just wanted to say that I appreciate you sharing your story! I know I will get my endorsement but not as quickly as I wanted to.
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Wanting to ride It may sound ridiculous, but most of my anxiety comes from not wanting to look as green as freshly mowed astroturf when I attend my basic rider course in a little over a month from now.