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Happy 100

Write a scene that includes the number 100. For example, a Kindergarten class celebrating their 100th day of school, a centennial celebration, $100 bills, life lessons from a centenarian, etc.

I just finished writing WD's annual 101 best websites feature, the magazine is celebrating its 100th anniversary all year, and the 100 emoji is pretty cool. Let's celebrate with a writing prompt based on the number 100.

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Writing Prompt: Lucky 100

Write a scene that includes the number 100. For example, a Kindergarten class celebrating their 100th day of school, a centennial celebration, $100 bills, life lessons from a centenarian, etc.

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.

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