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For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn - Hemingway

The Girl in the Yellow Hat

The first time I saw her she quietly entered the room just before class began. Her eyes locked to a seat in the corner, where she sat taking off her coat and unpacking her bag. During the lull before the lecturer began, I wondered why she didn’t take off her hat. Of course the explanation could’ve been as simple as a bad hair day, but something instructed me that it was more. Seventy students must have entered the classroom that day, so what was it about this quiet girl in the yellow hat that left such an impression on me?

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