There Are No Children Here

, by Alex Kotlowitz, is about kids who live in the Henry Horner Projects. They live in extreme poverty and surrounded by danger. I live in Deerfield, where there is very little violence and for my family, money is not a problem. Even though there are differences in our lives we still go through the same emotions such as dreams and disappointment.
In , Pharoah dreamed that he would win the spelling bee. He spent hours in his room studying the words for the spelling bee. Instead of going out Pharoah would go to his room and practice both the spelling of words and controlling his studer. He had gone through the spelling bee a year before. On the previous spelling bee he wasn't able to ...

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a character he was. It takes a very unselfish person to be able to be happy with what you have and also be happy for your friend. Some people may have been jealous and upset that their friend got all the attention and took first place from them.
The same personality trate applies to my friend Lauren. Me and Lauren decided that we wanted to try out for a play. We both took private lessons and worked very hard for the big day, tryouts. We liked to sing and dance for each other so we could critique each other. When the day arrived we were driven by my mother. We could hardly open the car door we were so nervous. We learned the dance and sung for the director. Three days later me and Lauren got a call. I made it! I was so happy I forgot to call Lauren. Lauren called asking how I did, when she found out I made it she was so happy, she was screaming and telling me how talented I was. I asked her if she made it and she told me she didn't but it was ok because half of her wish ...

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