Letter

by Wolf Pascoe on September 4, 2010

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The letter arrived in the mail yesterday.
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It says, “Greetings Earthlings. Welcome back to HQ (headquarters). Bring your cranium and energy reserves for the first beam-up. Set your coordinates for Knowledge. Love,”.  It’s signed in code by Nick’s teachers.
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In a week, Nick will begin the Fern Hill equivalent of third-grade.
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I knew they were Martians.
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Carole Burstein September 5, 2010 at 7:33 am

Lucky Nick and classmates!! What a fun, creative and exciting invitation to learning! I can only imagine what a different person I would be, had I such a launching into 3rd grade- or any grade for that matter!!!

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Wolf Pascoe September 5, 2010 at 12:19 pm

Yes, but they really are Martians.

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