The day that changed my life

It was the June holidays when I and my choir mates went to the music competition. We were going on a tour to Pretoria for two weeks. We woke up early in the morning so that we could catch an early bus. My choir mates were very apprehensive.

We go to the buses and were on the first trip. We arrived at midnight. “Oh, I might be dreaming or something,” I thought. I was so worried.

That day was very special to me because I had never been so far away from home. We arrived in Pretoria and the weather was windy.

I experienced new things, meeting new friends and chatting with new people. The competition started and I heard one of my choir mates saying, “I feel like I am dying inside because I am afraid we would be losers.”

We sang although we were afraid. We tried our best but the competition was too strong. There were different provinces that we were competing with.

We didn’t win but at least we were in position two. Position one was KwaZulu- Natal. We got a silver medal, a little trophy and white t-shirts.

That day really changed my life.


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