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To be perfectly honest I don’t remember exactly what day it was that I first figured out I was moving, but I remember the feeling. My parents had called me down from my room with grave expressions on their faces as they told me, and my brother that we were moving to Iowa. I was first in disbelief thinking this was some kind of cruel joke, but the punchline never came. There was a sinking pit in my stomach as I the truth revealed, and I ran to my room crying. Soon we put our house for sale in December, and we drove to Dewitt, Iowa to search for a new home. We started with our first house, but instantly disliked it. We moved onto two more houses, and still had no luck finding a house that suited our needs. The realtor than told
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My mom was the most surprised by this, and said that it was fate that we were moving. Even though we had found the house of our dreams, we still didn’t want to move. We all had neighbors, friends, and overall people we were really close to. I remember each of my friends that I told started crying when they heard I was moving. My brother and I finished out the school year, while my dad moved up to Iowa in our new house. Since our house had been sold my brother, mom, and I moved into a duplex in town. It was always super cold, and the each day in there loomed closer to the inevitable moving day. The rest of the school year flew by faster than I would’ve liked, and now it was time to leave at the beginning of summer. The only thing I remember about the drive up to our new house was that it was the longest car ride that I had ever been on, and it was full of sadness. The car ride was six hours long, and when we arrived to our new house disappointment, and disbelief still lingered within me. It’s one thing to know you’re going to move than actually do it. Somehow I still had a small sliver of hope that we would be moving back to Tonganoxie, but that of course wasn’t the

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