My Writing On A Poet During The Renaissance Essay

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It was the beginning of my spring break and I was in my senior year of high school, when my mom received an alarming call, which in that moment seemed to be more alarming to her than to me. I never would have expected a call like this and here is what happened. Before spring break, my english class was prepping for graduation and letting people know who met the requirements and who did not. One of those requirements was to write an 1000 word biography essay on a poet during the Renaissance. My teacher ended up getting sick and we had a substitute the day the paper was due. A few other students and I decided to go ahead and turn our papers in to him instead of waiting on her to comeback because we were not sure if she would take off a whole letter grade for it being late like she usually did. She came back the Friday before spring break and was talking about the essays like nothing was wrong or missing. However, she was completely wrong. My family and I were on our way to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for spring break when the graduation specialist called my mom. I was all the way in the back of the truck sleep, when my mom yelled, “Jameya! Do you know that you are not graduating!?” The graduation specialist said that I did not meet one of the requirements as a senior to graduate which was the Renaissance paper for english. I was completely confused because I know that I had stayed up all night to write that paper. Apparently, my teacher never received it from the…

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