Third Grade Difficulties

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When I was in the third grade I felt as if I didn’t fit in anywhere. During the third grade I always felt very different than the other kids. I remember begging my mom not to make me go to school because I didn’t want to feel out of place. I had gone to three different schools before going to East Somerville Community School. My parents were trying to find the town that had the best education system. I didn’t move for my parents job or anything like that, just simply to go to a better school. I normally didn’t have a problem making new friends, I usually made a bunch of friends just on the first day. I usually adapted to the school easily. I attended a bilingual school for English and Spanish speaking kids. I have always been fluent in spanish for as long as I could remember even though english is my first language. That wasn’t the problem. All the other kids had started to read and write spanish in kindergarten, and I had to learn everything in just a short amount of time, and it was difficult for me. People didn’t play with me or want to be around me, I didn’t know why. I could see their dislike towards me and it was very obvious. They would try and act as if they truly did like me but they clearly didn't. It was like they felt sorry for me and I didn’t want their pity. I was never invited to parties or sleepovers, that the normal eight year old girl has. I spent most of my time alone. At school I would usually sit in the back of the class. Back then, I

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