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Intro-Dance with the DevilAuthor's Note: This is based off of a 3OH!3 song called We Are Young.
Prologue: Dance with the Devil Don't be shy...
"Come on Luz, just do it!"
You'd be surprised by how many times I had heard that in the past half hour. My best friend--well soon to be ex best friend--Jon really wanted me to go drinking with him tonight. He knows that I don't drink. Never have, never will. You, reader, will also not be able to believe how many time I attempted to use this in my argument, attempted being the operative word. Apparently you can't teach a old dog new tricks, lucky me.
"Fine, I'll go. What harm could it do?" My famous last words.
No Pass No Play policyEmily K. Giarette
English II HNRS (4th Period)
The crowd goes wild! The two largest players hoist the star quarterback onto their shoulders. The whole team chants his name. In his hands he carries the trophy indicating their winning the state championship. What an accomplishment but is it better than graduating and not just getting by? Today's the big day: Graduation Day! A teacher runs up and gives him a yellow rope signifying that he's graduating with honors. Winning the state championship might not have been conceivable had he not spent then the extra time he needed in the library studying to maintain his grades. He couldn't have done any of it had it not been for the "no pass, no play" policy in high school. There are quite a few effects of this particular policy instilled upon athletes though I cannot say they are downbeat. They are definitely quite the opposite. Some examples are enhanced academic achievements, decreased drop-out rates, and lowered delinquency statistics.
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