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By Craig Alan Williamson

The college of Colorado has many precious classes to educate younger British trade pupil Ross Cooper. there's the artwork of unfastening bra straps utilizing just a international accessory, the politics of corrupting campus radio via obscene freestyle rapping, and the technological know-how of sharing a prison telephone with no utilizing the communal bathroom. but if he unearths himself falling for April - the all-American woman of his adolescent goals - in simple terms to confront her smarmy hulk of a boyfriend, Ross faces his largest schooling of all. It proves to be a grasp category in friendship and depravity, lust and discretion, hearsay and honesty, and the hard-fought recreation of affection.

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Asking someone on a date is like setting up a bloody job interview. Then if A Foreign Education by Craig Alan Williamson 56 you pass the interview, what’s your reward? More and more interviews until you finally decide whether you actually want to be boyfriend and girlfriend. It sounds like a lot of hard work to me. ’ ‘The point is that you’re in America now and you’re interested in an American girl. ’ I hadn’t been prepared to play the whole dating game. My only intention was to spend time with April so that we could get to know each other better, but Brandon had me doubting my approach.

Perhaps I should just go ahead and say the words I had written? It was no time for doubt or hesitation – I just needed to go for it full throttle. Head down in my book, I began. : four simple letters that ruthlessly conceal a very serious message. L is for the emphatic Loneliness that inevitably follows love. O is for the callous ways that love Obstructs true happiness. V is for the elusive Vaccination that may one day prevent the crippling disease of love. ’ It was a little dark, perhaps even a little disturbing, but I was sure that April could handle it.

Maybe things could develop into the sort of relationship I really needed? After all, the way April had ignored me since that Wednesday pretty much indicated nothing would ever happen between us. Kristen was an ideal opportunity for me to try to get April out of my system. Time passed effortlessly, and it was soon time for the lounge to close its doors. We finished our fourth cups of coffee and made our way out into the warm evening air. Kristen’s hall was on the other side of campus, so I walked with her while we continued our conversation.

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