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It Wasn’t Quite Like That

Rhona Lewis

Tami raced into the living room, her ponytail hanging over her left ear. “Gila, I need you to give out four more invitations.” I banged closed the comic book I had finally convinced my friend Leah to lend me for the afternoon.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

“You won’t believe what happened to me today!” Tami said. She opened her green eyes wide, like she always does when she wants to rivet you in place. “What?” Mommy and I asked. “I went to Bnos Chayil to give out my invitations to my classmates. But before I had a chance to even pull them out of my bag, Freida Holtz pushed someone else’s invitation right under my nose and said, ‘Hey, Tami, take a look at this logo. Doesn’t it look just like yours?’ ” Tami stopped. “Did it?” Mommy asked. “Did it what?” Tami blinked. “Look just like yours?” “Look like mine? It was an exact copy of mine!”

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