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Acupuncture

by Zoe | Score: 1800

It was a bright day, too bright it seemed for such an occasion. Andrew Win worked at an acupuncture therapy, working his dream job. As he went in that day, humming "Sunshine Day", it seemed like all was fine and joyful. When he saw Mr. Gultre, his boss, waiting by the door,  he was very confused.  Gultre usually stayed in his office, only coming out for lunch. His face was grave and he held up a letter.  Andrew's palms began to sweat and his eyes glanced nervously around the room, resting eventually on a model toy plane, made by Andrew's son, Cor. 
Gultre cleared his throat and began to speak. "We have been aware for many years, as you know, that you were trained in acupuncture in Pisan. However, recent news has been brought to light that their methods are unorthodox and as such we cannot continue your employment."
Andrew realized suddenly that his job was no longer his. He exchanged words with his boss and then walked to his office. The walls were lined with diplomas and achievements he had made over the years. His heart was heavy with sadness as he began to pull them  

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter R
Prop Include a toy plane
Words Reach 100 words
Character A warmhearted acupuncturist
Event Your character loses his/her job

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