My Graduation Party

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The Party I’ve Never Dreamed Of
“Don’t forget to put up the flyers I gave you guys!” Benton Harbor is such a small city that I basically knew everyone, and I wanted everybody to help me celebrate my high school graduation. Not only were my schoolmates invited to my party, but also the whole community because my open house and after party were going to be the biggest events of the year. Mine wasn’t an ordinary graduation party because we were having an after party too with catered food and live hip hop performances. My boyfriend was even going to rap a song about me. I was so excited, and I just knew everything would be a success.
Each year on my birthday, I begged to have a big party, but my mom always said to wait. I didn’t understand
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I was jealous of this because I wanted my mom to put the same effort into a birthday party for me. Finally, after years of begging, I got permission to have a graduation party, a huge party, not just the typical graduation open house. My graduation open house and after-party would be held at a bingo hall, a nice gigantic building. Unfortunately, it cost $1,500 to rent, so to help cover the cost, we decided to charge five dollars for a ticket to the after-party. After the plans were made, I looked forward to my day of partying. The open house was from 3:00-6:00pm and the after-party from …show more content…
Almost eighty people were there. Teachers came from my school and most importantly, I received a lot of gifts. My aunt was overprotective over the gift table to make sure no one took anything. She was being overdramatic, but I knew she really cared about me. Finally, when we started to wrap things up, everyone helped clear the first batch of food to get ready for the after-party.
Twenty minutes later, my mom rushed up to me and she said she couldn’t find the key to the U-Haul. She felt very bad, but I was still mad at her. After driving to my open house, we had unloaded the food from the U-Haul and then we had to drive it back to the house to get food for the after-party. Since this was the only vehicle we had driven to the building, we were stuck. The U-Haul center was closed at the time, so we couldn’t ask for a spare key. How would we be able to set up for the party without the

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