Jonest Incident Narrative

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I woke up to the irritating ring of my alarm, the smell of French toast lingering through the air, and the feeling of a spider crawling up my arm. It started out like any other day, but I was wired from the second I woke up, hoping this day would be one to remember. I set my alarm earlier than normal that morning so that I could relax in a hot shower. My sisters beat me to the punch, however, and my shower, per usual, was frigid. I hoped it wasn’t an omen for how my day would proceed, but my watering taste buds suggested otherwise. After I showered and got dressed, I went upstairs and finally devoured the French toast I had been smelling all morning. As expected, it tasted like heaven and renewed my excitement for the day. I once saw a…show more content…
The seventh inning started, and the other team was furious that they were now losing. We got the first out, then the second out, and all we had to do was get one more out. Their best hitter was up, and our coach told everyone to scoot back a little. The pitch was thrown, and the kid ripped a shot right in my direction. I froze at first, not knowing what to do. I had a million thoughts racing through my mind, but luckily I just reacted and ran and caught the ball. The crowd went crazy. My teammates and my coaches ran and dog piled me. My heart was beating faster than it ever had. “We won!” was the only thing I could seem to get out of my mouth. My teammates started chanting my name. The most crucial hour of my day was coming to an end, but before we could go home our coaches made us all come into a huddle. The smell of sweaty boys, the roar of the crowd, and the sweet taste of victory—which tasted suspiciously like super-chocolatey brownies—was all I could bring in. Normally after our games, our coach would talk for 10 or 15 minutes about what we could have done better, but this time he said only one thing to us in that huddle: “Well boys, this is definitely a day to

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