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Unformatted text preview: Perumalla 1 Lakshmi Perumalla Professor Seelhorst English 100 05 June 2008 Paper 1: Narrative (Final Draft) An Exultant event of My Daughter, Anusha When I opened the mail from Waterford High School, I was shocked to see that Anusha had been selected Student of the Year. I couldn’t believe this news for a second, and read it one more time, and again and again. I was very happy; I called the school to confirm that it was not a prank letter. The principal said “Congratulations for your daughter’s achievement. She is wonderful and a smart girl.” I thanked him and dialed my husband, Ram, to tell him the news, he felt so happy too. It is really a big achievement for her. I was very happy and proud for her. That afternoon when she came home, I tearfully hugged and congratulated her. She was confused and said “Mommy, are you okay?” I showed her the letter, she was also shocked, and her face turned red and she started crying by reading the letter again and again. Finally, the day came. Anusha went to school as usual. The ceremony was at the Holiday Inn Banquet Hall. Around 11:00 a.m., I started from home and reached the school at 11:30 a.m. and Anusha was waiting in the hallway with her eyes big and a little bit worried, “Mommy, you are always late. I have to change and we have to be there at Holiday Inn by 12:30 p.m.” I said, “Oh, sweetheart, I’m sorry! Don’t worry, we can make it.” We drove back home; she washed her face and changed her dress. She looked pretty in her dark, blue dress along with her white lace sweater. She wore light make-up, her long, black hair loose. She wore white stockings and gold Perumalla 2...
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