Ricky Rides the Pine - A Story Shares Original

  • Chapter 1

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    Ricky loved football as much as he hated homework.

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    Ricky

    β€œWho cares about homework, Grandma?

  • I'm not gonna need school when I become a pro football player,”

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    Ricky said.

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  • He tossed his English notebook against his bedroom wall.

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    Grandma Braun

    β€œI care, Ricky,”

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    Grandma Braun said, blowing on her glasses to clean them.

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    Grandma Braun

    β€œSomeday football might not be an option anymore.

  • Something might happen so you can't play.

  • You need your education.

  • Pick up your notebook.

  • That's no way to act.”

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    Ricky used his notebook to do his homework.

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  • He hated doing homework.

  • Ricky retrieved the notebook he had thrown.

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    Ricky

    β€œFine.

  • I'll do my homework, but I gotta go to my game soon,”

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    he said.

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  • He sat at his desk to try to write a book report about a book he did not read.