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How I stopped shoplifting

The security guard grabbed my arm. “Come with me,” he barked, leading me back inside the discount store and into the office. Then he pointed to a lime-green chair. 795 more words

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The blame game

I was a freshman in college when I met the Whites. They were completely different from my own family, yet I felt at home with them instantly. 526 more words

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Brave Ben

“I am such a coward,” Ben said to himself. “When someone pushes ahead of me in line at the bakery, I don’t say anything. When I wear my favorite pair of flowered overalls, I’m scared of being laughed at. 757 more words

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A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Two weeks into my first year in college, I met a student called Kyle. After a couple of weeks of hanging out between classes, he asked me to be his girlfriend. 547 more words

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Mary

I met my friend Mary when I was fifteen years old. Our friendship was different than most. Mary was ninety-three years old when I met her. 597 more words

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The carpet

Wrinkles of confusion rippled across Holly’s forehead as she unwrapped the gift from her best friend, Susan.

“I… I thought you could use it for something.” Susan’s stammered explanation did nothing to help us understand why a twelve-by-eighteen-inch dark blue carpet remnant was being presented as a birthday gift. 888 more words

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A silent voice

The situation seemed hopeless. From the first day he entered my junior-high classroom, Willard Franklin existed in his own world, shutting out his classmates and me, his teacher. 331 more words

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