Ten Facts about Cindell

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1. At four, her dad left a pot of coffee on the counter (a pot meaning twelve cups) while he went upstairs to take a shower. She climbed on the counter, took out a mug and drank the entire thing by herself. When her father came back downstairs he decided he must not have made a pot of coffee after all. She didn’t correct him.

2. One her first day of kindergarten, she was so excited that she would call out the names of shapes before anyone else when the teacher pointed to them on the felt board, but she always forgot to raise her hand. Then the teacher yelled at her for not giving anyone else a chance. Squares were her favorite.

3. At recess she used to play “dinosaurs” with her best friends Jordan, Bryan, and Kevin. Kevin and Bryan were the dinosaurs, and all recess long they would chase after her and Jordan, pretending that they were going to eat the girls.

4. Her second grade teacher gave her and a friend a book about ghosts to read, because the teacher had noticed how interested in the subject they were. After spending hours reading about horrifying and “true” experiences of families around the country, she was terrified that when she showered she would open the curtain to find some sort of creepy-crawly ghoul waiting to gobble...

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