The First Flight

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The First Flight Douglas came home to a surprise.” Hello dear, look!”, his mother was in the middle of the room holding an envelope. Douglas had a pretty good idea of what it was, so he rushed over in a panic and grabbed the envelope. He was hesitant on opening it, a slight feeling of fear and excitement ran through his veins. Douglas finally worked up the courage and there it was, he read the words, ACCEPTED. He was so excited he nearly jumped out of his shoes! He danced around the room then went into the kitchen and grabbed his mother so she could dance too. Ever since Douglas was a boy, his dream was to go to Dayton University and become a journalist. He was leaving in three months to go to the University, barely enough time to say goodbye, he thought. His current occupation was the ice cream store on 23rd South Williams Street, a block away from the Wright Cycle Company. He new the Wright Brothers and had a few encounters with them. The first was when Orville and Wilbur were arguing over a bike and then got some ice cream to calm the conflict. Douglas actually got his current mode of transportation from the wright brothers, considering that the money he makes from selling ice cream won’t get him a car. The bike was lovely, but will no longer be needed when he goes off to college. The money he had saved up all his life was now being used for college, so he hopes that this journaling career takes off;) When the time came,
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