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Ms. R. Kristene Fields
Oct. 11, 2011
My Most Embarrassing Moment
It’s official, my name is Von’Shea Banks and I’m am accident prone. I have begun to accept the fact that I am of a special breed of accident prone people. I’ve fallen, bumped into walls and doors, hit parked cars and tripped over my own two feet. Of all my clumsy moments one in particular stands far above the rest. High school is a compendium of accidents and embarrassing moments, but everyone survives them all. The only thing left are red faces and bruised prides. I remember it like it was yesterday.
It was homeroom, my ninth grade year and I was the new girl. I moved to Jacksonville in 2002 and I was excited to begin my first year of high school. Also a little nervous about the new city and my unfortunate labeling as the new girl. I quickly made friends, which was never a difficult task for me. I wanted to try something new that day, so I wore the new boots my mother purchased for me. It was cool out so they were appropriate for the weather. They were black leather knee high boots with a slight heel. My mom was very conservative when it came to how I dressed so wearing any type of a heel was a step up for me. By this time of the school year, I’d had about ten or more good friends but one best friend. We had homeroom together, so I was rushing to meet up with her. I was also on some type of high, not chemically induced of course. I was just having a really great day.
I got to the school about ten minutes before the tardy bell rang. I was rushing through the crowded halls, having to push through the hundreds of students dallying about. I was smaller than most people in my school so this was indeed a difficult task. I finally arrived to my destination, worn down by the backpack I was lugging around. I looked over and noticed that my favorite seat had been taken by some boy trying to ask my best friend out, so I waved to her and sat in an empty seat on the opposite...