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The First day of School
By Lisa J Alderson
Friday, January 03, 2003

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I think I swallowed a butterfly. I can feel it fluttering in my stomach. This is my big day.My first day of school. It’s very important, at least thats what mom said.

Well I wont be there because I am getting sick. I am sure of it. Besides, who will play
with Mrs O’Donells’ cat ? She will be so sad. What about my toys? They will be lonely.

In the car I tell mom I forgot my raincoat.
“That’s O.K she answers, smiling. “It’s not supposed to rain.”

Standing on the steps to the school I look at Mom. There is a lump in my throat. Something is stuck in it. What if I choke!

Mom takes my hand and squeezes it. Crouching down beside me she looks in my eye and whispers. “Its going to be alright.” And do you know what … IT WAS.

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/4/2003
cute little write! i remember the first day of kindergarten, too, excepting i was 7, not five, and i was very short for my age (still am short..4' 10" tall!). thanks for the memories! love, your friend from texas, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :)

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