Personal Narrative: My Fourth Year Of Belgium

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Coming back to the U.S after living in Belgium for 3 years was really challenging. I was in the middle of fourth grade and couldn 't read, write, or spell. Only able to read in french and write in cursive. Looking at the big Harry Potter books that kids my age were reading just made me want to hide in a hole and never come out. I already felt like the three years I had missed would be impossible to catch up. My heart was pounding in my stomach also not wanting to get judged. I knew school was mandatory so facing my fear was sadly going to happen. The first day of school the teacher asked me to write a page and a half about Belgium. My hands were shaking as I tried to write, hoping and praying it would be written well and right. What fourth grader
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