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It was just like any other ordinary day in third grade until lunch time. When lunch came around instead of eating in the cafeteria we had to eat in our classrooms. We had eaten in our classrooms before but this day would not be the same as those other days. I had just gotten back from the cafeteria where I picked up my food, and sat down at my seat. It was corn dog day! I used to love corn dogs and on this particular day I got two corn dogs. I looked forward to eating my lunch, until the “Big Event.” My best friend Danny had a run-in with a bee before that “Big Event.” Just like this time, it was also at lunch when the other bee came towards Danny. It was toward the end of second grade year. He saw a bee trying to escape from the gym. The bee was flying on the glass window, when Danny got the idea to swat at the bee. It was on the ledge when all of a sudden “Smack!” He had just killed his first bee. “What did that bee do to hurt you?” I said. It was a hot fall day outside and since we did not have air conditioning yet, the windows were open. On occasion, a bee or fly would get in and buzz around the room, getting every third graders’ attention. We sat at our desks in our little groups of friends when the bee decided to fly right in front of Danny’s face. Oh God! Please don’t let him hit that bee; it is going to have consequences. He swatted at the bee, and the next thing I knew I was holding my eye and crying like crazy. The bee had stung me right on contact. “Are you okay?” Danny asked. “No, do you think I’d be crying and holding my eye if I was okay?” I harshly yelled. “Why did you do that?” My teacher rushed me to the nurse to get some ice on the eye as soon as possible. Since my mom is a teacher at the school, they called her down to the office to come take a look at my eye. For…...

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