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Misunderstood: The Uncomfortable Laugh Essay

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This passage is going to be about a time I felt misunderstood and the actions of others.Back when I was younger, I was sitting in class, when a mentally challenged student walked in. He wasn't originally in this class; he had made a mistake and was confused. He began to ask for his teacher, and if we know who or where she was. Meanwhile I was reading my book, not paying ...view middle of the document...

The teacher began to yell at me, for laughing at the boy. She then pulled me aside and asks me why I was laughing. I told her that I was reading my book and she said that she misunderstood why I was laughing. I felt really bad because not only had I embarrassed myself, but I also made the boy cry. I later found out that the boy had sensitive emotions and I felt really awful. As I was on my way home I wondered what I could have done to prevent this incident.The next day I went to class everyone was talking about me, and telling me that I shouldn't have laughed, and that his feelings were really hurt. I took it upon myself to personally apologize to my class and to the boy. I told them the reason I was laughing and that I was truly sorry for my outburst. I also told them I had no attention to hurt or offend anyone.I know that there was nothing I could have done to prevent this incident. Now, I am more aware of my surroundings and my self-control of any of my outburst emotions or anything that contains my self.

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