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500 yards

February 10, 2009
By Forky GOLD, Newberry, South Carolina
Forky GOLD, Newberry, South Carolina
11 articles 16 photos 2 comments

I was swimming. I had been swimming for the past six minutes. Despite that, I still wasn't safe. I still hadn't been able to stop. I was tired. My whole body ached. It seemed like sledgehammers were pounding me. I felt like I was going to give out. I knew I was going to give out. I was more worn out than ever before. I just kept telling myself: 'Swim, swim, swim. If you keep swimming, you'll make it.' I could hear nothing. I was alone in the world. Finally, I hit something. I had finished my 500!



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on Jul. 2 2011 at 8:20 pm
Gereldine5 SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
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Nice! I wrote a poem about the 500 yard race too! I love that one, its my fav! ((:

on Aug. 5 2009 at 4:15 pm
distant_dreamer GOLD, Belmont, New Hampshire
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"Life's a climb, but the view is great!"

Wow, Love it!!!!!!!


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