192. Running a Mile
My last class of the day was my
education class. I always hated it. For the
three years, people had found ways to embarrass
. Things weren't so bad at first. A basketball
me in the head when I was talking
a girl. I was trying to climb the
rope in the gym and fell down in
of everyone, who started laughing. However, the worst
was yet to happen.
At the end of
year, we always have a test to see
we have improved. We have to run a
. The whole class does this at the same
. I wasn't the fastest runner, but I knew
could get a good score for this test.
this activity, we have to go into the
room and change into our uniform. I left
uniform in my locker the other day since
was clean. When I opened my locker, I
a note saying, "Buy new uniform, loser." Someone
broken into my locker and took my clothes.
told the teacher, who went into his office
gave me an old uniform that had been
behind. "Suit up and I'll see you out
," he said.
I tried tying a rope around
shorts to make them fit, but they wouldn't.
bell rang, and I knew my teacher would
mad if I didn't get out there. I
running, and barely got there before he started
names. After he finished with the roll call,
started the test. The whole class set off
. I was doing okay at the beginning. After
while, people started passing me. A lot of
laughed at my shorts. Then it happened. One
pushed me out of his way, and I
up falling. My shorts fell first, and then
fell to the ground. That was when all
girls started passing me. One of them shouted, "
, he doesn't have clean underwear." I picked up
shorts, and walked the rest of the mile.
was the most embarrassing moment in my life.