Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

77-Year Old Lady Gets First Ever Birthday Party.

Something Was Going On

Something Was Going On

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Frances was minding her business, much like any other day, polishing floors, and cleaning the kitchen until it was spotless. Suddenly, she heard her name being summoned over the loudspeaker. The principal needed her in the assembly hall. She wondered if perhaps, she was supposed to clean that area too, but her instincts told her that something else was going on. That's when she felt her stomach tied up in knots.

All 200 Students Were There

All 200 Students Were There

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Frances made her way towards the closed doors of the assembly hall. She anxiously walked towards it, trying to come up with an explanation as to why they were calling her over a loudspeaker. When that happens, it is rarely good news. Frances already knew that the students were supposed to be at the assembly hall during this time-slot. So whatever was about to unfold, Frances knew it would go on in front of the kids.

Thinking The Worst

Thinking The Worst

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Her mind started racing fast. She thought of every potential scenario as she opened the door and made her way through it. What if someone had complained about her? Would they force her to retire? Or worse...is this how she'd end up getting fired? In front of everybody? She thought of every potential situation, but she knew there was another reason why they may be calling her.

Silence

Silence

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Once Frances opened the door, she came to find a crowd of silent faces. Everybody was staring at her. She could feel the palms of her hands getting sweaty, and her mouth drying up fast. She really didn't like being the center of attention. She was scared to find out the reason why they had summoned her, but she could've never predicted what happened next.

Surprise!

Surprise!

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Frances expected the worst, and really didn't have a clue as to why she was there. That's when she suddenly heard the children singing "Happy birthday." She was completely taken by surprise! Not only were they wishing her a happy birthday a week in advance, but she couldn't figure out how they knew it was her birthday either! She never told a single soul. In fact, Frances wasn't the type to celebrate any of her birthdays!

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