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Myers Elliotte 10-15-2008 Comm. 1015 Brandi Quesenberry Time in the Dumpster It is not every day that something out of the ordinary happens. This past Saturday, I was walking back from Owens to my dorm when all of a sudden this girl runs up to me. She seemed extremely upset. Her face was in peril and she seemed helpless. She then told me that she dropped her Hokie passport in one of the dumpsters. I told her that I would help try to get it because she was very upset. We walked over to the dumpster and I saw the Hokie passport lying there aimlessly. The dumpster was empty and I proceeded to leap in. As soon as I jumped in, three girls and a guy strolled by and saw me in the dumpster. The girls looked at me as if I was a wild animal. Then the guy looked at me dumbfounded as well as amused. He narrowed his eyes and slightly opened his mouth. I could tell he was puzzled and extremely confused. The girls did
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Unformatted text preview: not give the same expression as the boy; they looked very stuck up. They couldn’t believe what I was doing; they had a scowl on their faces. Their mouths were not open; instead, they were frowning and looked disgusted. However, when I jumped out of the dumpster and handed the passport back to the girl their facial expressions changed. They looked more understanding and didn’t seem to be as shocked as when I was in the dumpster. They realized, while what I was doing was not a normal everyday experience, I was jumping into a dumpster for good reason. Sometimes taking part in actions against the social norm is not immediately accepted. These actions, whether for good or bad, seem to take time for people to adjust....
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