Personal Narrative: Petition For Reinstatement

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Petition for Reinstatement

When I received my admission letter from Michigan State University, I started shivering as my palms were dripping sweat. The nervousness I had was extremely high, and my state of mind was like a brand new soccer ball getting kicked on the soccer field; as this letter will determine my future. My mother and I opened the letter together as we took a deep breath and hoped that this was nothing but great news. After a glance at the first word “Congratulations,” I couldn’t go farther since I couldn’t believe what I’ve just read, so I read it loud and clear repeatedly to get it clear and to hear myself say it. After tearing the envelope, I slowly grabbed the letter and started to read it; from every letter to every word and from every word in every sentence. My mother and I have never hugged each other until this day, she flew to me and grabbed me tightly like a new born baby as she looked up to me sobbingly saying “Sedekie, you made me proud, I haven’t had a feeling like this since I’ve been in this Country. This news is the best news to a mother's ears.” The love my mother and I shared was so much different than the average love a son receives from their mother. At that moment, I was weak in my body, but highly tense in my mind. …show more content…

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