Personal Narrative Essay: My First Day In School

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A little girl goes to school for the first time wearing a blue striped t-shirt, blue jean shorts, and a brand new pair of sneakers. She wakes up early, fearful, excited, but mostly giddy. For such a little girl, she is exceptionally intelligent. She is ready to learn and has been asking her Mommy when this day would come for what has felt like a life time in kid years. Her mother did her hair in pigtails for the occasion, her outfit was laid out a week ahead, and her backpack had been packed for weeks. Her first day would have been amazing. Her new teacher asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. The girl said, “I want to be a soldier.” She was proud of the soldiers, her Grandpa was a soldier. But something happened, the teacher said, “You can’t do that, pick something else. You’re just a girl.” A young girl goes to…show more content…
For such a young lady, she is exceptionally intelligent. She is wearing a blue striped t-shirt, blue jean shorts, and a brand new pair of sneakers. Two guy she has never seen before in a car she doesn’t recognize pulls up next to her. She tries to run away but they are too quick for her, after all she is just a girl. They pull her into their car and drive home. They dope her with medications that she’ll never see. They rape her and leave. Fingerprints are all over her, she even performs a rape kit. She thinks they will go to jail, but they don’t. The defense attorney tells the jury, “her shorts were too short, and her shirt was very tight, she walked in a way that was asking for it.” The woman cries because she’s been wearing shorts and t-shirts since kindergarten, she doesn’t know if she can live in a world where boys are put on pedestals and girls are thrown in the trenches. She vows to have daughters that are more than just girls and she plans on telling them, “You are not just a girl, you are a whole

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