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English Reading Practice – We're All Equal Before the Law

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John and Tim play at Central Maine University. CMU has a great football . John and Tim are well for being good players.

One night, after a big , John and Tim decide to paint the name on the side of a bridge.

Tim a rope around his waist and lowers himself over the side of the in the dark. Suddenly, Tim sees the blue of a police car.

"Uh-oh," he thinks as he starts to himself back up.

"What are you up to?" The asks.

"," John says.

"Well, it does not like nothing. You boys have to with me," the officer says as he shines a at Tim. Then he Tim from football.

"Oh!" the officer says in , "Sorry about that. I did not recognize you." Then he the flashlight at John and recognizes him too. "You boys played tonight!"

"," Tim and John say .

"Okay," the officer says, "Why don't you go ."

The boys to walk away, when John stops. They look at other and then Tim says, "Wait, you are us go just because we play football?"

"Yeah," the officer says, "I want to help you out."

"But that is not ," John says, "If we did not play football, you would us, right?"

" you want me to arrest you?" officer asks.

"No," Tim says, " just want to be fair. Don't the rules to everyone? We are not just because we play football."

"You right," the officer says, "Let's go to the police ."

"Well, at it is fair . . ." John taps Tim on the as they head for the police car.