Essay 6 - Ashley McIntire English 217 4685 May 1, 2006...

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Ashley McIntire English 217 4685 May 1, 2006 Essay #6 The Games we Play With eleven years behind us, we spent no more than seven consecutive days apart, the Three Musketeers, three peas in a pod. I had my long dirty blonde hair, wide leg jeans, a blue and green tie-dye shirt, and dirty tennis shoes. Sammy had her thick curly white-blonde hair, red square-frame glasses, and a shirt big enough for her father; she was the classic ugly duckling story. Then there was Megan, the leader and the beauty. She had thick, light brown hair that curled when it was humid, a dazzling smile, and the ability to excel at anything she ever tried even if she did not try hard. We thought we owned the neighborhood. We would run around with our heads held high and confident smiles on our faces. There wasn’t a day in the summer when we weren’t outside. All three of our basements were full of toys but half of them never saw the light of day. The games we would play were imagination games, we would make up most of them and the rest we would claim the invention of. In the summer before fourth grade, we discovered our favorite: it was called Mannequin. We probably borrowed the idea from drama class although we would never have admitted it. We played this Mannequin outside of our elementary school by the back parking
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ENGL 217 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Eastern Michigan University.

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Essay 6 - Ashley McIntire English 217 4685 May 1, 2006...

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