Essay about I Had A Dream About Us Last Night

1515 Words Sep 12th, 2016 7 Pages
“I had a dream about us last night, Danny.”
“I did too! It was our first day together.”
“Yeah? Something 's not right, Danny.”
“I know, honey. But, I 've got to go to work. I promise I 'll be careful.”
I winked at her, as I jumped into the pickup. She smiled, but I could still see the concern on her face. All I could think of for most of the day was getting home at the end of the day. I wanted to finish lovin’ on that sweet woman of mine.
Many of us will at some point in our lives say, “I never thought my life would end up like this”, and I am no exception. My life has been a good one. It has been better than I ever dreamed, even though I can 't help but feel frustrated now. The best part of my life came after I ran away from the orphanage.
Ah-wo filed the paperwork for a legal adoption. But, he was my grandfather, in all that the name implies. Angel is the first person I met after I ran away from the orphanage.
The orphanage was in the basement of the courthouse, in the Piney Woods of East Texas. I don 't care if it is cliché, I fell in love with that girl the moment I laid eyes on her. I had never been more embarrassed. She came upon me while I was swimming in the creek, wearing nothing but my tightie whities. We were innocent children. She was six, and I was eight. She held more wisdom in her moccasins than I would ever have in my lifetime.
After serving my country as a Marine and two tours with my adopted brother, Raymond Bartlett. I thought my life would end there.…

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