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I have to write a 3 paragraph wisdom anecdote; a short story that teaches a lesson. I needed some help coming up with ideas for my anecdote. I have read examples of anecdotes, but I can't make up any story that teaches a lesson.
Any help?? Story or moral ideas?
Thanks!!!!!

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    Don't judge a book by its cover. A new student enrolls in the class. He's not very good looking and appears dumb. Then he performs at a school talent show. Everyone finds that he has a beautiful voice and enchants everyone.

    All that glitters is not gold. Same situation -- a new girl enrolls in the class. She's beautiful and has expensive, fashionable clothes. But through several events the other students find that she's mean and cruel.

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    That helps soo much thank you!

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    You're welcome.
    Btw -- the first story is basically true. It happened many years ago when I was teaching. The boy was a sophomore and everyone ignored him. He sat in the back of the class and was an indifferent student. He got a lot of great attention after the talent show -- but it was too late. He dropped out of school at the end of the year.

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    Omg... that is so sad but sadly very common in high school

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    Yep. I've felt bad about that for 50 years.

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    Ms. Sue I just wanted to say thank you so much for answering our questions

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    I agree :)

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    You are very welcome.

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