The Night And Emily Henderson

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It was a Wednesday night and Emily Henderson was in her room trying to finish the pile of homework she had that was due the next day. She had gotten at least forty minutes of homework for each class and told it was due the next day. “Goodni-Emily it is Eleven o’clock at night, are you barely starting on your homework?!” Emily’s mom yelled as she noticed Emily doing her homework. “No mom, I’ve been doing my homework since six o’clock. I have so much and I’m not even close to being done!” Emily replied, frustrated. “Are you serious? Have you really been working on homework all day? I thought you were in bed already.” “Yes mom I have, and I even have a project I have to work on that’s due in three days. I don’t know if I’ll be able to finish…show more content…
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