by Mike McCormick
(Lights up on a stage. There is a lecturn on the stage and a banner behind the lecturn, visible to the
audience which reads, “4th Annual Public Speaking Contest”.)
Voiceover: Our next contestant will be, John Miller.
(Young boy enters and stands behind lecturn. He looks very nervous but manages a smile as he looks around
John: It’s … (he tries several times to begin the sentence but has trouble with stuttering. Finally, he
pauses for a longer time and looks around the room again. He smiles, much happier than before)
John: It’s good to be here.
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