Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Family Life: Small Talk; WE Asked Children from Hartburn Primary School: What Is the Best Surprise You Have Ever Had?

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Family Life: Small Talk; WE Asked Children from Hartburn Primary School: What Is the Best Surprise You Have Ever Had?

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Byline: Compiled by MARIE TURBILL and JOANNE WELFORD

Eleanor Walker, eight: "The best surprise was when we got a Nintendo Wii when we didn't even ask for one at Christmas. Also when we got my rabbit. It was for my birthday last year. My uncle built a really big hutch. It has got a downstairs and an upstairs."

Lucy McCartney, nine: "My surprise was my dog, Katy. At first I didn't know we were getting a dog, though I did mention about getting a dog. Now my dad is asking for another dog but my mum keeps saying that one is bad enough."

Erin Charnley, eight: "One day in May I was asking my mum for a pet. I said 'can I have a guinea pig?' and she said OK. She went on the computer and found out about guinea pigs and then when dad came home she said 'we are going to buy a guinea pig' and he said OK. …

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