Zero Tolerance

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Isaac Cooke
Mrs. Fountain
English 10
13 January 14
Gone
I was born in a town just outside of Houston, Texas. I lived in a house on Lake Houston. Growing up in that neighborhood was very nice, there were plenty of other kids in the neighborhood for me to be friends with and there were also many places to go and play. I loved my home town. The school that I attended was quite large, it was a 5a school and in the state of Texas there is no 6a so it was as big as it gets. The school had a wide diversity of all kinds of people from different places. I played football, baseball, and basketball. I had a pretty nice life there. One day my dad pulled my family aside and told us he had some very important news for us. He explained to us that he had received a job offer and that he was going to accept it. This job was in the state of Alabama. This meant that we were moving. I was not very excited and did not know what to do. My dad had to leave and start his new job before the rest of the family could with him. We had to stay behind until our house was sold. I really did not want to leave any of my friends. The house was sold within a couple of months. It wasn’t very much time to say goodbye to all of my childhood friends. Our flight was booked. I had a window seat and I remember staring out of the window thinking about my friends and all of the fun times we had shared. The plane I was on went to Atlanta, which took about three hours. Once we arrived in Atlanta we had to get on a smaller plane and fly to Dothan, which took about thirty minutes. We had landed. My first day in school at Geneva County Elementary School was very uncomfortable and strange for me. It was the first time I had ever been the new guy. I could not understand what most of the kids were trying to say to me. I had never thought it would be so much…...

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