Thursday, April 19, 2007

Declaration Declamation

Abby made it to the Declamation* semi-finals along with a few of her 4th grade classmates. She will be reciting a poem in front of 600 people in a few weeks.

She is ready.

This is quite an accomplishment for a kid who, in kindergarten, almost threw up just thinking about standing on stage with her class, to sing "Grand Old Flag" in unison.

Of course, that was before she was a seasoned actress.

* OK, I'll admit it. I looked it up.
dec·la·ma·tion (děk'lə-mā'shən)
- noun

1) A recitation delivered as an exercise in rhetoric or elocution.
2) a. Vehement oratory
b. A speech marked by strong feeling; a tirade.


Anonymous Jeff Meyerson said...


That was excellent.

9:28 AM  

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