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BFF: The Candy Contest

Sara Miriam Gross

Crunch! Chavi chomped on the crispy, barbecue-flavored onion puffs as she studied the silver and red package. “Free snack foods for an entire year?” she read, in between munches. “That sounds amazing. I’ve got to do this. ‘Find the most creative way to enjoy Wacky Snacky Brand candies and snacks, photograph your entries, and get ready to win.’ I’m ready!” Chavi shouted, as her mother happened to pass through the hallway.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

“It’s a contest, Ma. Wacky Snacky is going to give me free nosh for a whole year if I find some weird new way to use their stuff.”

“That sounds like a project you could do, if you don’t eat all of it first,” Mrs. Bernstein chuckled. “Just don’t spend a fortune on the stuff. That’s exactly what the company is hoping you’ll do.”

“No way,” Chavi said. “I’ll buy a few packages of things I anyway like. But keep it a secret, okay? I don’t want anyone to copy me. I’m not even telling Devorah, she’d probably think it’s babyish. Besides, she can buy as much nosh as she wants.”

“Your secret is safe with me,” Mrs. Bernstein said with a wink, as she picked a few dirty socks off Chavi’s chair and dropped them into the laundry basket she was carrying downstairs.  

 

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