My Travel Without My Parents For The First Time

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This summer I traveled without my parents for the first time. I remember my parents dropping Josh and I off at the airport then suddenly I started feeling nervous for no reason. I felt my stomach drop as I thought of the thousands of things that could go wrong, thoughts of 9/11 and terrorist attacks or thoughts of the Malaysian plane that disappeared and was never found. Flashes of movies or shows like Lost or Arrow, where there 's a plane crash and they are stranded on an island. Before the that day I had been cocky and not worried at all about traveling without my parents because in my eyes I was all grown up. Once I found the security line this anxious feeling was gone and replaced with the confidence I had no longer than an hour before. …show more content…
This caused the nervous feeling to return thinking that our flight will be late and we’ll be stranded in Detroit Airport for the night. Luckily this wasn’t the case, the flight to Detroit was a little late, so we were rushed to the next flight as soon as we landed. I had been flying before, but without my parents the whole experience changed. The times I have travelled with my parents I’m so focused on not feeling like a loser hanging out with my parents that I don’t notice what’s going on around me or take time to enjoy being able to travel at all. Now I had time to people watch, which is always interesting. The people I watched most of the time we waited was an old man, looked like a professional poker player from vegas with the slicked back grey hair and classic reddish, brown sunglasses. He was talking to an about twenty year old blonde, very attractive emo type girl and I couldn’t believe this old man was so cool. I kept thinking about Michael Douglas who plays Matthew Mcconaughey’s stud uncle and mentors Matthew in the art of being smooth in Ghost of Girlfriend’s Past. After deciding I needed to stop creeping I looked out the window which was invigorating, surprised of the beauty of, what I thought, was the dull

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