Tell Me a Story: Grandfather Gandhi Non-Fiction Writing Exercise

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Mahatma and Arun Gandhi

Mahatma and Arun Gandhi

“Out came what happened on the soccer field, getting pushed, the rock, everything. When I was done, my head throbbed. Grandfather didn’t need to say it. I’d never live up to the Mahatma. I’d never be at peace.” —Grandfather Gandhi

Using the text of Grandfather Gandhi as a model, author Bethany Hegedus invites you to Tell Me a Story—a true story from your life based on a time where you sought advice/guidance from someone older—a parent, grandparent, family friend, teacher, or other important elder.

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