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Sarah Buckles Buckles1
Lindsey Jones
English 1010 a23
September 12, 2012
Mrs. Clause I’ll never forget dodging through the different isles at the Dollywood gift shop, my eyes darting back and forth desperately searching for my dad’s red ball cap, my heart had to be beating a thousand times a minute and I started to feel a knot well up in my throat. I was lost. I had to be around eight years old when my family decided to take their first trip to the overrated, overcrowded, overheated amusement park, and like any kid would be, I was ecstatic about it. Little did I Know I would end up getting myself lost, almost giving my mom a heart attack, and making friends with a lady named Mrs. Clause. Before the chaos began I had been running around the park with my brother, sister, and three cousins riding as many rides as we could trying to fit the whole Dollywood experience in during one day. Eventually the adults had as much Dollywood as they could handle and decided it was time to head on home. I clearly remember my whole family of twelve shuffling through the Dolly gift shop on our way back to the trolley, unfortunately at that age the stuffed animal section at any shop always seemed to catch my attention and I couldn’t help but stop and check out Dolly’s furry friend collection. I was on cloud nine digging through the adorable plush pile of animals looking for the perfect one for me, when I found Rooty, a cute, stuffed, Siberian husky with ice blue eyes. There was no doubt; I had to convince Dad that I would just die without this toy. I whipped around with a huge grin ready to plead my case when I realized Dad was...

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