Here are my six sentences from Parris Island: A Woman’s Memoir of Marine Corps Boot Camp:
It was a long, tormenting hump with Sergeant Vega’s insults accompanying me the entire way. How she could think of insults for seven-and-a-half long miles was incomprehensible, but she was relentless.
“You must have cheated…”
“Knowledge recruit, HAH!”
I tried to block her out, block out the pain of ripping flesh on my hand, and concentrate on singing along with the cadences.
“I’m going to cut off your hair with my sword!”
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