The Valpo Core Reader


Tina Maaske

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Cause and Effect Essay

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It started when I was in first grade. Throughout the years it became a bigger and bigger topic; I really enjoyed doing it until everyone became involved with it. Then no one would listen to me when I told them I hated it and that I didn't want to do it anymore. If I did well I was a star but if I didn't, I was ridiculed. Day after day I wished that I had not been blessed with this talent.