My Joy for Discovery Essay

My Joy for Discovery Essay

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When I was three, my parents unwittingly bought me a world. It took the shape of a magnetic letter board, a toy endowed with life. I still remember my late grandmother patiently feeding my inquiring mind's needs, telling me which letter was 'S' and how I should put it on the board. Thus I learned to read in no time.
But I was a complicated nature, never willing to write the words I heard, or anything like that. I had just found a realm of mine; anything not obviously pertaining to the world of sounds I converted to my language of magnetic letters and digits. When I saw a soccer match on TV, the players become the letters and the goals become the boards(they were already two at that time). I would adapt everything I was exploring to my soccer game with letters. When I discovered chess, I gave one letter-player the name of a chess piece; another had a name derived from Mercury(I was also learning the planets); another player's name intentionally rhymed with Apollo(I was reading a book for children on Greek mythology). And I learned chess, the planets and the Greek gods with the letter-...

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