Module 8 ' Lesson 3
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Autobiographical Incident Essay
A Trip to Remember
Leigh Rae Phelps
My very first time leaving the country was an absolute mess. I was invited to spend two weeks with my uncle and his wife; my aunt. I was alone, and I’ll never forget how panicked I felt and how dreadful I thought it was in the Tokyo airport. It all started in Vancouver; it was the snows fault.
Five o’clock in the morning, Friday December Twenty-Sixth, the year Two Thousand and Eight. This was my day. Finally; it felt like it took forever. I jumped out of bed more excited than I’ve been in a long time; I still had some last minute packing to do. I heard my dad yell coffee was ready. Good, I needed that. I made up a cup for myself, folded up my pajamas and stuck them into the fully loaded suit case. I was bringing two, one was bursting at the seams, and the other one had hardly anything in it. Always leave room for what you’re going to bring back. We left the house at......
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