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If she met us at the bus stop on Tuesday, we would walk to the store and get snacks and go to the nearby park. We never went to the park in our apartments. We would always go the park that was in a neighborhood surrounded by houses. I remember it was May, and school was about to end for the year. My mom was so proud of me. She said she was going to throw me a party. She said I could invite two girls from my school.
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