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3,2,1, Swing

Cooks Beach

Bay of Plenty/Coromandel

Flo, 10

“3,2,1 go!” Dad let go of the swing and I was swinging through the air towards the flat turquoise estuary. “Woohoo,” I shouted. “Let go now!” shouted my sister Harriet. When I let go, I started falling through the air towards the water.”KERSPLASH.” I fell into the water. As I surfaced I realised that I had been petrified of going on that rope swing for years and it wasn’t even scary. Once I was back on land, my family started cheering. “ WooHoo! Yay! You Did It!”

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