My Childhood - Original Writing Essay

1124 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Throughout my whole childhood my mother would leave for work early in the morning and come home late in the night. Consequently, my brother, Joey, and I never got to see her much, other than when she can home and said goodnight to us. Joey and I would often go to work with her just to spend time with her. One morning my mom got us up and took us to the car but on this day we weren’t going to work with her. Little did I know that everything in my life was about to get ripped apart.
It was a chilly fall morning, my seventh birthday only a month away, when I was woken up from my slumber by my mother and taken to the car. I was confused why I was being woken up so early, but I figured it was just another day with mom at work. My mom kept saying “I love you” and “Everything will be okay.” These words didn’t really mean much to me at the time, I didn’t understand what was happening. When the tires rolled to a stop outside of an old brick building I asked my mother why we were here. She said that we had to talk to someone inside.

We exited the car and entered the grimy brick building. Once inside a man wearing dark dress pants and a button up dark green shirt greeted us and spoke to my mother. I only caught a few words that the man had said. Next thing I knew I was being escorted away from my mom and taken to a room alone with the man that had greeted us. In the room there was nothing but a table with some papers, crayons, and a small machine sitting on it. The room had only one…

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