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Panel 1: (Cedric’s female teacher is smiling and pointing at Cedric, who is smiling and cheering in his desk. There is another girl seated at a desk next to him)
Teacher: “CEDRIC, FOR THE THANKSGIVING PLAY, YOU’LL BE THE INDIAN CHIEF.”
Cedric: “THAT’S AWESOME, MS. FRITZ!”

Panel 2: (Cedric is whispering to the girl next to him and pointing his thumb. The girl looks surprised)
Cedric: “LAST YEAR, I GOT STUCK PLAYING AN EAR OF CORN.”

Panel 3: (Cedric’s teacher is smiling, sitting at her desk. She is giving Cedric a paper. Cedric looks upset and is signing same)
Teacher: “SINCE THE INDIAN CHIEF USES SIGN LANGUAGE AND YOU CAN SIGN…”
Cedric: “WAIT A MINUTE! AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE & NATIVE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE ARE NOT THE SAME.”

Panel 4: (The teacher looks curious and is making a ‘one’ handshape. Cedric is upset, looking away and crossing his arms)
Teacher: “WELL, YOU ONLY HAVE ONE LINE… CAN YOU JUST PRETEND?”
Cedric: “NEVER!

Panel 5: (Cedric has his eyes closed; he is holding a paper and signing real)
Cedric: “I NEED TO BE REAL. I’LL NEED A SIGN LANGUAGE COACH AND A CULTURAL ADVISOR!”

Panel 6: (There are four children dressed in costumes behind the curtain on a stage. One is a turkey, another is a pumpkin, Cedric is an ear of corn, and the girl is a slice of pumpkin pie. Cedric looks angry and the girl looks surprised)
Cedric is thinking: “OBVIOUSLY, IT’S MS. FRITZ WHO NEEDS THE CULTURAL ADVISOR!”