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Our First Solar Eclipse

By: Adrian M.
Illinois, Age 13

Our First Solar Eclipse


There was once a god named Apollo who is the god of the sun.There was also a goddess named Artemis,who is the goddess of the moon as well as hunting.Apollo and Artemisweretwins,and they enjoyed
competing against each other all the time.They also both enjoyed hunting.
One day, they were having a hunting challenge.It was early morning and apollo had just brought up the sun.They were both going their seperate ways,looking throughout the whole forest.They both shot about 5 animals each.

Then,about an hour and a half later,Artemis had killed more animals than her brother, Apollo.Well,that made Apollo very jealous.It made him so jealous he even cheated.He quickly sneaked away on his chariot.He was planning on going to retrieve ome animals he had already killed to bring his score higher than artemis.But,what he didnĘt know was that Artemis saw him and followed him to see what he was doing.She became very angry.She
got so angry she pulled the moon right in front of the sun.That is how we got our first solar eclipse.Now,every 20 years, we have another total eclipse to remember Artemis and Apollo,and to remember the consequences of cheating.