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HIS/135 Week 4 1960 Diary Entry October 1, 1962 I am so excited, I am in enrolling for my classes at Ole Miss. Today. I am nervous, scared, and excited all at the same time as anyone would that was going off to college for the first time. I am going to be the first in my family to actually attend college and I am proud of myself, and my family is proud of me as well. I am determined to work hard and graduate maybe even with honors that I can sure that I am making a better life for myself as well as for my family. Well here goes nothing, I am about to enroll for my classes. Let me make sure all of my paper work is filled out properly. Make sure there are no misspelled words. Here goes nothing, the start of my future. My…show more content…
Guess who shot them, U.S. troops. Can you believe! Well I will start from the beginning. Started out as a normal day on campus everyone either trying to make to their class on time or just hanging out until it was time for them to go to their next class. Well in the commons there just happened to be a rally going on and it started to get a little heated well I guess you can say that a little heated is an understatement to the events that took place next. Well the security got involved, I think that made the matters worse because the heated rally turned into a riot!! I was getting out of control. The events were just a blur, I heard gunshots that were of course fired by the guardsmen and then tear gas was released. It was just horrible terrible mess. When everything calmed down we were informed that 4 fellow students were shot and killed and 8 students were wounded. I can’t believe this happened. I am in total shock. My whole body was numb. What if that was me that had gotten shot or wounded. My heart goes out to all of the families that are involved. I have come to the conclusion that we can’t have anymore rallies on campus because it can turn into something

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