By Paula Randall
Profiles version arts-based substance abuse prevention courses for early life & groups in various disciplines & settings. Highlighted courses comprise Tuscons undertaking Choli & previous Pascua formative years Artists San Franciscos Vietnamese adolescence Dev. heart Peer source software Bronx Council at the Arts, WritersCorp CHILART Playwrights application of latest Brunswick, N.J. Little Rocks CornerStone venture NETworks heart Chicagos track Theater Workshop stressed sequence Iowa Citys United motion for formative years Synthesis Arts Workshop & youngster source Project/New Visions/Nueva Visiones Theater of Holyoke, MA.
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Then, her father, who made sure to be home for this momentous occasion, bent down and said, “Go get ‘em. ” Agnes looked stunned and glanced over at Paige’s parents. Her father chuckled. Eleanor, on the other hand, looked perturbed. She said, “Henry will take you to school dear; that’s his job. ” Paige shook her head. “No. I am taking the bus. ” He patted Paige on the head and directed Agnes to get his phone book. He turned his back to place a call, mumbling something Paige couldn’t understand.
26 American Circumstance “Oh no girl. Don’t go down that road. Don’t get me wrong, he’s an awesome guy. In fact, his tough guy thing is all an act. He’s watched Trey for me before and he always helps my mom take the garbage out. ” She took a breath and continued. ” “No, not really. Not at all,” she said with a shrug. “I just bumped into him yesterday and, I don’t know. ” “You’re so far out of his league he was probably just shellshocked at the sight of you, limo and all,” Kay-Kay said with a giggle.
Yes, sir,” Agnes replied. “I don’t need Aggie to take me, Daddy. I can do it by myself,” Paige said, looking up at her father, in whose eyes she saw the whole world sparkling back at her. “Aggie will see you on and off the bus. ” And with that began the ritual Paige continued through high school, much to the dismay of her mother who never again saw her off in the morning. By the age of six, Paige had convinced her father to let her walk up and down the path on her own. Although she adored Aggie and missed their chats, she relished the independence.