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1986 A TWELVE-YEAR-OLD'S DAY

 My name is Karen Rynston.I am 12years 
 old.My mother,father,brother and I    
 live at Hall Place, off North Road.My 
 father is self-employed.My mother     
 works in our home.My mother works in  
 our home.My 4year-old brother goes to 
 Nursery School.Each day we eat        
 breakfast together.At 8.40 I goto     
 school.My mother takes me in the car.I
 am in Year4.I have been Captain of    
 Nelson House this year.There are three
 other Houses:Raleigh,Drake & Hawkins. 
 Nelson House won the School sport Cup 
 & the House shield this year.Year4    
 have been to many Museums & Theatres. 
 I enjoyed the visit to Shakespeare's  
 "Twelfth Night" very much.I thought   
 Malvolio's yellow stocking were very  
 funny.I have liked all the lessons in 
 the 4thYear.I think they will prepare 
 me for the Secondary School.I am quite
 looking forward to my new school.     
 

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