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Freshman Year

When I was a freshman in high school I remember coming home with my first midterm report: all A’s except 2 B’s.

For my mother, who was then a college professor working on her PhD, those grades were not good enough.

When she saw them, she said, “Why are you failing, did you join a gang or something?” My mother really emphasized the importance of education.

What are your memories from freshman year of high school? Like this post and share your memories with us on Facebook.

- Yves
Yves Gomes
Paint Branch High School
Class of 2010


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