As Perry sits in her car gazing at her necklace, she notices her boyfriend cheating on her. She confronts him in his office and they break up. As the titular track begins; she drives to a gas station and buys a can of tea inside the shop. After paying for her items she notices a moto-sticker on the bulletin board; the sticker reads "All women are created equal, then some become Marines". Increasingly emotional, Perry gathers her possessions and enters a nearby restroom to begin to change her identity. She cuts her hair and changes into a hoodie and jeans. Perry enlists in the United States Marine Corps and, after a brief scene in recruit training, she reports to the School of Infantry for the Marine Corps' rigorous basic combat instruction course. Perry eventually finds herself reminiscing over her experiences with her ex-boyfriend, yet remains spiteful towards him, burning a love note next to a LAV-25 and venting frustration through MCMAP, the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. ...
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In Australia, "Part of Me" debuted at number 22 on the chart, and peaked at number 5. The recording has been certified 2×platinum by the ARIA, with 140,000 copies sold. See more