It was a sunny day. It was warm outside. Ron and his friend Mike were playing catch. They threw the ball back and forth.
Mike threw the ball really high. It went up and up. The ball went over Ron's head. It rolled into the bushes.
"I'll get it!" Ron yelled. So Ron went into the bushes. He had to dig around a little bit. "I can't find it," he said.
Mike ran over. "I'll help!" he yelled.
Mike and Ron looked. "There it is," Ron said. He reached in and pulled out the ball. They went back and played ball.
A little while later, Ron and Mike began to itch. They saw rashes on their arms and hands.
"Mom!" Ron yelled. "Come quick!"
"What's wrong?" Mom asked.Paragraphs 9 to 23:
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