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Laughlin, G. Conor English-101 Tom Hertweck 4 September 2008 It was the middle of January. Exams were the week before and I destroyed them. I had A’s in all my classes and I was feeling phenomenal. My parents were proud and everything was right in the world. I wasn’t the only one feeling happy with myself; my friends Connor Warren and Joe Griggs were feeling sky high as well. Connor was in National Honor Society and had a 4.0 grade point average, so he was used to doing well in school, but was happy nonetheless. Joe wasn’t used to academic success, so he was ecstatic. We were all so happy with ourselves we decided to celebrate. Joe came up with the idea to go snowboard at Northstar and Homewood for the rest of the week. Which meant we would miss the rest of the week of school. We were all stoked at this idea. However, I had some reservations about playing hooky. I had never played hooky and had a strange simultaneous feeling of exhilaration and overwhelmingly intense fear. We would miss a couple of days of school and go snowboard. An idea never felt so right and so wrong at the same time. But that presented our first problem; we would miss a couple of days of
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