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Writers' Block
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Writer's Block
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Dinner on the Run

It looked like it'd be another boring Thanksgiving for André and his family. Mom was doing all the cooking, Dad was cleaning up, and the rest of the family was watching football or playing board games. Every holiday was always the same at André's house. Suddenly, André heard his Mom scream and Dad holler loudly. He ran to the kitchen and saw a flurry of feathers. The Thanksgiving turkey had ...

Age 11

ran off. Feathers were flying here and there and Mom was screaming "André, catch that turkey!!!" Before André could get his hands on it, the turkey flew out the door. It was running up and down the street squawking and flapping its wings. Just before André caught it,

Age 10

a gust of wind picked the turkey up and away it went. "Now I'll never catch it!" moaned André. Then

Age 10

A car raced by, splashing through a puddle. The water was so cold that in the shock Mom dropped the bag. The turkey ripped the bag and ran out. Just then, another car came by and

Age 11

The driver opened the car door and the turkey got in! The car drove away and no one saw the turkey again. For Thanksgiving dinner, André and his family had all side dishes and dessert.

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