The Broken Desk Experience

Hallie Hankins
Mrs. Powers
Freshman English
14 September 2017
Narrative Essay

The Broken Desk Experience

We rode four-wheelers everywhere the summer of 2015. My best friend Halle and I spent nearly every day together. Riding through pastures, trails, and up and down highways. We would rotate from swimming to getting back on the four-wheeler. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, we noticed that a family was moving out of the house across from our cow pasture that was located down the road from my house. It was a nice, newer house. They had 3 u-hauls packed with furniture and belongings. We had noticed a desk at the end of their driveway that morning. It was a large, dark mahogany, wooden ...

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the house. As soon as we got there, we jumped in my dad's truck and took off to go pick the desk up.
When we arrived back at the house, the desk was still there. We didn't think there would be a problem, so Halle got on one end of the desk and I got on the other. We counted down from three and began lifting. We had a slight problem. When we had lifted the desk up, it only came about 10 inches off the ground. The truck bed was at least 3 feet or higher. So, we tried again. This time, it had came maybe 12 inches off the ground. It was better, but not good enough. Then, I climbed into the bed of the truck, hoping we could lift it this time without help. Even though it took us nearly 15 minutes, we finally got it lifted and loaded into the bed of the truck.
As soon as we got back to my house with the desk, we unloaded it and checked it out. It was bigger and heavier than we had originally thought. It was so dusty, it looked like it had possibly been in storage or in a garage. We ...

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