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Author: Joseph Burke

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Joe Burke is a high school student with a passion for writing and filmmaking. He hopes to one day pursue a career in the movie industry.

Posted June 27, 2019, 10 a.m. by Joseph Burke | View Comments

My fascination with videos started when I was eight years old. At the time, the only video camera I had access to was my sister’s LeapPad, which she had received the prior Christmas. With absolutely no idea what we were doing, we would prop the cheap, plastic tablet up against whatever furniture we could find and just make absolute fools of ourselves on camera. And to me, it was the coolest thing I had ever done. The feeling of amazement I felt seeing myself on that screen was unmatched. Pure joy. And so, I turned my eyes to the sky. ...