Commencement Day Research Paper

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Commencement Day I purchased the perfect dress to celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments of my life, thus far. The dress was a fitted, asymmetrical, cream, and covered with large, woven, black roses, for which I worked extra hours at Abercrombie to just afford. Along with the extravagant dress, I purchased the perfect cream, strappy, open toed heels. The hair, nails, and makeup appointment were set. I was not the only one preparing for this day. My aunt had also gathered the most perfect accessories for my dress out of her massive jewelry collection. My Mother had been planning my commencement party for months to help me celebrate the day and one of my closest friends spent his entire senior year planning the most epic party for after the graduation ceremony. We had all been preparing for the day that I would say goodbye to high school and hello to adulthood. I did not realize what an enormous impact such a ceremony would have on me until the very day of my graduation ceremony had come. The day of my graduation ceremony began like any other school day. I got dressed at 5:30 and arrived at school at 7:00 for our class picture. I was so excited to see my friends again until I realized that none of them would be joining me on my journey to higher learning even though …show more content…
When I got to the building I ran vigorously holding my feels because I was afraid to fall, for what seemed to be almost three miles to get to the room I was to be in. My principle also said that if we did not make it on time we would be exempt from walking. A majority of my class didn’t get the memo because dozens were running in at the same time I did so he showed us all grace and allowed us to walk. The day was not what I thought it would be at all and with every event of the day I became more and more

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