I Am A Second Chance For Life Essay

1145 Words Sep 21st, 2015 5 Pages
Have you ever wished you could turn back the clock in time to relive a special time in your life? What will you do? Will become a better person or have find happiness. Whatever you do it is completely up to you. I believe everyone deserves a second chance in life. A second chance give you the opportunity to do something over. It allows you to learn from your mistakes and to do a better job the second time around or found happiness again from your hardship. Kula Kamari was born and raised in Monrovia, Liberia, in West Africa. Her mother had three children, all girls and she was the oldest. Her father died when she was six. When she was eleven years old, her country had a civil war. One early foggy morning in January 1991, the sound of gun fire awakens everyone. With no time to pack, Mary and her family had to leave their home on bare feet and whatever clothing they slept in that night because the rebel soldier of Charles Taylor was looting and killing everyone in their way. Mary and her family find shelter in an outside bedroom and hope and pray that the rebel did not find them. But that hope and pray did not last. Soon they were captured by the soldier. They were beaten mercifully. Mary and her mother were also raped numeral times. Her mother had planned an escape, but unfortunately Mary was the only one who escapes. Her mother and two young sibling were gun down. Mary walked for hours until she arrived at another town. Alone with no food to eat or shelter to sleep, she had…

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