Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Playing Basketball

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Did you know every human body has 206 bones? Instead of having 206 bones, I have 206 ½ today. This is definitely a story I was never going to forget about, with all the pain, tears, and laughs involved. In P.E. one day in 8th grade, for our unit we played basketball. We got all warmed up and ready to play but first we had to go through the instructions. I thought I would volunteer to help out the teacher, and show other people what to do and how to play. A few of us showed them how to pick spots on the court, some moves to do, and how to play. One other person and I showed them how to guard the player with the ball. My job was to make sure they did not get the ball in the hoop. After we have shown people how to play and the rules, we had to pick our teams along with what court we wanted to be on. I was chosen to play with some kids that had no idea what they were doing and one other girl. Her name was Marissa. Marissa was in basketball since…show more content…
I finally arrive at the nurse’s office and I gave her my pass. She asked me what had happened and I explained as she examined my finger. She tried bending it, but I would pull my finger away every time. All at once, my finger felt like it had a knot in it then there was a sharp pain but the pain would stay. It would become more painful every time she would move or bend my finger. After she was done examining my finger, she called my father and told him what had happened, then he decided to take me in to the doctor. He arrived at the school, talks to the nurse, I signed out, and we were on the way to the doctors. “It 's probably just sprained. Sprains do hurt worse the breaks yanno.” my father explained. ‘I feel like if it wasn’t broken I’d be able to move it” as I tried speaking over my tears. We just continued to sit in the car with silence on our way to the
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