Saved by the Rabbi!
We had it all planned out. We had the markers, the tape...and we even found paper napkin rings when eating dinner, that would make perfect wrist bands! But when we got inside, we realized that the wrist bands to get into the Pitt were the only color we DID NOT HAVE, highlighter yellow! We were bummed. Then, Patty noticed that one of the two guys sitting on the floor near by, two rabbis from the looks of them, had a yellow highlighter in his pocket! After trying to chat with them, i asked to borrow it, and proceeded to color the paper wrist bands then tape them together...we were ready!
We saw the guy checking wrist bands and it seemed east to get by him, especially now that the show had begun. We headed over...but did not see the other guy who was actually pulling on the wrist bands to make sure they were LIGIT! He tugged on mine, it held (I used masking tape) then he tugged on Patty's...it broke! she had used scotch tape...so I turned around figuring we would not make it into the pitt...but luckily for us, there was another person behind Patty who didn't have ANY WRISTBAND AT ALL! so, the security guy chased after her, and me and Patty ran into the pitt, blended in with the crowd...and enjoyed the rest of the show!
10/12/2020 12:09:37 am
This story is one that inspired me to do things in life. I know that it is kind of weird for me to say that, but it the truth. I was able to realized how much I was wasting my life after I read this. I think that I need to go and fail more. I was too scared of failing, that I never did anything great with my life. I hope that I still have time to change all of that.
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