Twinkies And The 8th Grade Prom

Twinkies And The 8th Grade Prom

by Robert Chapin

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Overview

The year was 1960, and I was barely 14 and about to graduate into the 8th grade. Beverly Jones was my neighbor, the most beautiful girl in school and I desparately wanted to take her to the prom.

I was a member of a group of 5 geeks who just wanted to raise caine, and girls were not a priority - until Beverly came into my life.

I previously agreed to assist in a prank of running a pair of mens underwear up the school flagpole - but when Beverly asked ME to the dance all of the childish pranks in me vanished.

The knuckleheads I was to cavort with threatened to run the skivvies up the pole in spike of my being with Beverly. To make matters worse, I stole a pair of my dad's underwear for the occasion.

All decked out and with Beverly at the prom the guys began to run the underwear up the pole when the local town cop caught them in the act. They never did implicate me, and I was in love with Beverly.

Her mother's perfume: Chanel Nr. 5 is burned into my memory to this day. We were unable to kiss that night, but worked out a signal that has proven to hold true to this day. As I walked her to her door I grabbed her hand and squeezed it three times signifying I-L-Y (I Love You).

I was drafted and went to Vietnam, she went onto college but I had occasion to see her 28 years later. I hurt my back in a home project and arrived at the medical facility only to meet her again, this time she was Beverly Jones, MD.

As we departed the office she reached out her hand and remembered the sign of 28 years earlier - I L Y. (I Love You).

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011489037
Publisher: Robert Chapin
Publication date: 08/21/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 53 KB

About the Author

No stranger to writing, acting and singing, in 2006, Bob was chosen to play Charles Ryan in the Kent Brown Summer Love series “ARE WE THERE YET?” A summer theatre production by The Falls Run Players of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This was Bob’s first acting role and his performance earned him the best actor’s award for 2006. A hidden talent also become apparent when Bob was selected to sing John Travolta’s Summer Nights from the smash hit “Grease”. He is also a member of The First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs, FL where he has been actively involved in the choir for the past 6 years - and his tenor voice has allowed him to produce over a half dozen Christian songs by Randy Travis Following an impressive career with U.S. Airways, Bob retired in 2000 and has devoted much of his time to producing ORPHANS OF THE MOURNING, his first novel about a soldier in Vietnam who eventually becomes the first Vietnam veteran President of The United States. This book is currently available in the e-book format from Barnes & Noble. Bob was thrust into the nationwide scene in 1983 with his nationally acclaimed Vietnam poster poem The Wall, a statement about the emotional pain and anger of Vietnam - frrlings and sentiments he was not permitted to express while in uniform, but once discharged, a trip to The Wall evoked his deep personal feelings. The Wall was displayed in The White House in 1983 and as a result received instant success when President Ronald Reagan personally honored Bob for his contribution to all Vietnam Veterans. To date, tens of thousands of copies have been sold. Bob has also recently finished his second novel, MURDER IN OGUNQUIT a mystery which takes place in the small New England coastal town of Ogunquit, Maine known as “A Beautiful Place By The Sea”. In addition to his full length novels, Bob is offering a series of his “folksy” down to earth short stories at no charge for your enjoyment here on Smashwords, and it is the author’s desire that you will consider purchasing his novels after a brief sampling. Prior to his assignment in Vietnam in 1967, Bob served 16 months in Frankfurt Germany as a civilian with the U.S. Army’s prestigious unit; The 513th Military Intelligence Group as a Top Secret Cryptographer In Vietnam he was assigned to the First Cavalry Division (Airmobile), 13th Signal Battalion and was awarded The Purple Heart for wounds received in action in addition to The Bronze Star Medal and other awards. Bob and his wife Maureen reside in Fredericksburg, VA in the summer months and winter in Bonita Bay, Bonita Springs, FL.

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Twinkies And The 8th Grade Prom 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was cute but poorly written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Poorly written, poorly edited.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Quick, adorable story about high school love. Read it, we've all got a similar story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO READ A CUTE,SHORT STORY YOU WILL LIKE THIS .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written. Takes me back. This is like meeting old friend after a few decades.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sweet short story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
(KL) Short enjoyable read about first loves.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story should be longer!!!! Would of had good potential if it was longer!!!!!! Closure!!!!! I need closure!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Quick read, fast jog down memory lane
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very cute book about first love.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story made me think of my first love, my one true soulmate. Thank you for allowing me to go back in time to that first boyfriend, first time of holding hands, first date, first kiss.....young love! Im hoping he was able to ask GOD to come into his life and asl forgiveness. I would love to see him standing at those pearly gates looking for me.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is cute like me
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He compares life back then to now barely gave us anything. So he takes her to prom, gpt drafted, eventually stops talking to her,breaks his shoulder, then meets her! Pointless! •…•
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its really not good. Its bizarre and stupid
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Youre dead.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Candy is good