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The First I Heard of It

By on Nov 11, 2012 in Fiction, Humor | Comments Off

Most of the nine months I should’ve spent in the third grade I spent in bed.  On the first Friday in September of that school year, my mother got me and my brother up like she always does. Then she said she was keeping me home today. She didn’t say why, and I stopped asking after the look she gave the second time. I didn’t want to push her into one of her whacking moods. She didn’t seem to have any problem with Louis going to school though. He was in fifth grade at Cooperstown Elementary. He and I polished off our Lucky Charms and bananas, like we usually would, but neither of...

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