One cool morning I was asked to go to several garage sales together with my mother．We finally _____at a pleasant house in the woods．The elderly _____told me that he and his wife were retired teachers．As we were searching, I heard the gentleman’s wife say her_____to someone, and I immediately _____who she was．She looked at me and said, “You’re Susan Miller.” I looked at her _____ , for it had been nearly thirty years_____I had been in her class.
My mother immediately said sorry to her for any bad _____that I might have done．She apologized again after learning that I wasn’t the sweet little child．Mum thought that if this woman _____me after so many years, I must have done something _____．My teacher looked at my mother and _____said, “Oh, no, she was very good.”
My teacher _____that during the last week of school, I brought her a plant from my mother’s garden．It was a lamb’s ear．She took us to her garden _____ she planted the lamb’s ear．Over the years, it spread．As I looked down her driveway with lamb’s ear _____on both sides, she said, “Every day when I leave my house and drive up the driveway, I think of you．And when I come home, they _____ me and I think of you.” Tears _____my eyes．There at her home was a piece of my life that she had raised.
At that moment, she taught me far more about _____ than I could imagine．We give away pieces of ourselves every day _____ thought．We seldom imagine the effects that we have on others’ lives．That piece may grow and spread, becoming a _____ part of a life．In the end it is not the big things that matter, _____ the small things that make all the_____ in the world.
1．A．started B．stopped C．searched D．left
2．A．worker B．buyer C．owner D．player
3．A name B．address C．price D．age
4．A．learned B．forgot C．realized D．guessed
5．A．surprisingly B．worriedly C．boringly D．tiredly
6．A．while B．before C．after D．since
7．A．measures B．deeds C．issues D．events
8．A．remembered B．saw C．considered D．found
9．A．friendly B．noble C．terrible D．politely
10．A．loudly B．silently C．angrily D．softly
11.A．explained B．reported C．warned D．ignored
12．A．when B．which C．that D．where
13．A．is growing B．grew C．growing D．is grown
14．A．accept B．send C．help D．greet
15．A．gave up B．came into C．turned into D．took away
16．A．plants B．garden C．life D．garage
17．A without B．by C．with D．through
18．A．usual B．necessary C．large D．whole
19．A．but B．despite C．beyond D．yet
20．A．effort B．choice C．decision D．difference