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Somewhat Injury-Prone

First grade, pelted with eggs Second grade, broke both legs Third grade, fell down the stairs Fourth grade, clawed by a bear Fifth grade, ran into a tree Sixth grade, twisted a knee Seventh grade, concussed my head Eighth grade, fell out of bed Ninth grade, had meningitis Tenth grade, appendicitis Eleventh grade, torn hamstring Twelfth grade, acute bee sting... So, to allay any fears from admission committees I wrote the following college application ditty: You may consider me somewhat injury-prone But I have yet to break my first wishbone And I give you my whole-hearted assurance That I will use my parents' health insurance

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Date: 11/27/2020 5:49:00 PM
Good Humor health poem, Gershon. Laughter is the best balm medicine for the blues (I'm covid-enced of this.) lol! Thoroughly modern enjoyed this poem, friend-o. Love and more love always.
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Date: 11/20/2020 11:33:00 PM
Reading it again especially last para college application. Too good. I read it of and on to laugh. thanks
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/21/2020 6:07:00 PM
Glad to provide a little laughter, Rama, esp. in these times. Thanks for letting me know. This makes my night. Appreciated. ~ Gershon
Date: 11/20/2020 5:59:00 PM
Broke both legs in second grade! Hopefully not at the same time! I know more about you now than ever before. Thank you Gershon.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/21/2020 6:08:00 PM
Haha! How I broke them is something you don't know yet --- and I'm not telling! ~ Totally Embarrassed, 6 Decades Later
Date: 11/20/2020 1:52:00 PM
You didn’t have much luck back then Gershon... what a hoot, love the college application ditty... Belle
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/21/2020 6:09:00 PM
Not to worry, my luck's gotten worse since then. lol. Happy weekend, Gershon
Date: 11/20/2020 5:28:00 AM
LoL, especially fourth grade thrown in as if it was normal to be clawed by a bear! HaHalol
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/20/2020 1:11:00 PM
Wow, I can bear-ly contain myself with your composite sketch ;)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/20/2020 8:27:00 AM
Well, a 4th-grader in one of my son's classes actually got pawed by a bear near his family's motel on a trip to Gatlinburg, TN back about 15 years ago, amazingly enough! ~ Just-a-fact-checking here, lol ~ Gershon
Date: 11/20/2020 3:49:00 AM
I can't stop laughing. Too good. Thanks for posting. Adding to fav to read and laugh again and again...
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/20/2020 8:25:00 AM
Rama, I really appreciate the FAVE. Thank you so much for all of your encouragement and support! Keep smiling, Gershon