Free Food Makes Me Smile!!!!

Coleman - McHenry, Illinois
Entered on May 7, 2009
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: setbacks
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There are only a couple of things in this world that people can agree on and we all know that one of them is not religion but what I’m getting at here is food. Everyone enjoys food and if they say they don’t their probably anorexic. And what do we like more than food, but free food. Free food can bring happiness to everyone, this I believe. The phrase “comfort food” is just what it sounds like food that comforts you when you are feeling down. It happens to everyone. People all feel down at some point and people turn to food to feel better. But what can make someone feel even better is when they get that food for free. I can remember one day, from the moment it started it seemed like it was going to be a bad day. It was a day where I hadn’t gotten a lot of sleep, I was tired, I had a head ache, I was running late, and it was very hard to get going. All I could think is that this day, this already horrible day, was just going to take forever and I was going to be in agony. I spent the first two periods of the day just slowly coasting by unable to focus, I just wanted to quit and give up for the day. It was in third period that something happened that turned my day around, this was my autos class and on this day as I just stood there, surrounded by cars, I watched as one of the counselors of the school was walking right toward our classroom carrying two bags of McDonalds. She was coming closer I wondered what was going on, she got even closer and I could almost smell the food. She walked right past me, I reached out grabbing air just missing, watching as she approached one of my class mates. She stops handed him the bag and said thanks for the work on my car to show my appreciation I brought the third period class fifteen sausage egg and cheese Mcmuffens and it was now in this moment that, my class just stared at each and then all at the same time we realized that we were the third period and that we now had free food and we began to attack that bag like rednecks on road kill. It was amazing I got free food and began to feel better and it transcended throughout my entire day. Free food makes us feel good and is a reason to smile. Free food is the reason I get up each day hoping believing that maybe just maybe today will be the day that I get my free food once more.