Personal Narrative-Delonte Ward

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Delonte Ward Why do you think you’re ready for college? I believe that my mother tries her best to make a living for her children despite her mistakes. Nine years ago is where they all began. My mom picked up my brother and I from aftercare, and as we walked back to our house, we saw fire trucks and ambulances and heard sirens headed toward the block we lived on. I expected the sounds to fade as the vehicles headed into the distance but they only became louder as we walked toward our house. We arrived to find our house burning. The firefighter informed us that the fire was electrical and had started from an extension cord in the living room. Everything we had owned was lost. The tragedy damaged our living situation for the
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