Jacob’s Trouble - A Story Shares Original

  • Chapter 1

  • Jacob

    Lupe Morales liked me.

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  • It was a miracle.

  • Jacob

    Lupe was a straight-A student, the smartest kid in school.

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  • She could read in Spanish or English.

  • She could write in both languages.

  • She had even won awards for her stories.

  • And for her photos.

  • She wanted to be a news reporter, so she took a camera and a notebook everywhere.

  • Jacob

    I was not a straight-A student.

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  • Not even straight-B!

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  • I was lucky if I was straight-C.

  • When I tried to read, the words kept moving around.

  • The letters were always jumping.

  • I couldn't remember things I read.

  • If someone read to me, then it was better.

  • Jacob

    But in school, they expected you to read everything yourself.

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  • Not be read to like a little kid.

  • So I had problems.

  • Jacob

    But Lupe didn't care.

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