dorothy_parka (dorothy_parka) wrote,

100 words: Vinny, elementary school

Vinny was a little red-headed kid with glasses who, besides being small, red-headed and bespectacled, had the last name Santana. Every time he was called on or had to go to the front of the class, we'd start singing, under our breath, "You've got to change your evil ways, baby". Occasionally I was dragged into the fray, and accused of being his "Black Magic Woman." We thought this teasing would annoy him, but one September he read his "what I did over my summer vacation" essay, and it was about how he went on tour with his uncle Carlos.
Tags: 100 words, 1970s, vinny

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