The Story Of Vete A Dejar La Tortutga En La Tuba

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When I was 6 years old, a moment of my life was completely horrible. My mother and her workers were cleaning around the house. They were mostly mopping, vacuuming, and wiping off the dust off any old furniture” My mother told me “Veté a dejar la Tortuga en la tuba.” (Go and put the turtle in the tub) I heard something completely different than what she told me. I instead heard. “Veté a dejar la Tortuga en la lavabo.” (Go and put the turtle in the sink.) I then went following my own instructions to the sink. My turtle was now in the sink, running around like a maniac. I then turned on my sink and water came out, I had no idea what temperature the water was flowing out as. My mind always thought it would be cold or warm.
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My mother and her workers were cleaning around the house. They were mostly mopping, vacuuming, and wiping off the dust off any old furniture” My mother told me “Veté a dejar la Tortuga en la tuba.” (Go and put the turtle in the tub) I heard something completely different than what she told me. I instead heard. “Veté a dejar la Tortuga en la lavabo.” (Go and put the turtle in the sink.) I then went following my own instructions to the sink. My turtle was now in the sink, running around like a maniac. I then turned on my sink and water came out, I had no idea what temperature the water was flowing out as. My mind always thought it would be cold or …show more content…
The bed sheet was covered with the seemingly endless flow of tears coming out of my depressed and lonely little eyes. My mind was trying to comprehend about what just happened to my life in just 2 whole minutes, shortly after that I heard banging on my door and my mom screaming “Abre la puerta!” (Open the door!) I reluctantly made my room accessible by moving the door out of the way with my shaking hands. My mother was standing outside of the door, furious like I had caused the murder. (Which I did) She then started screaming at me “Porque has hecho eso?!” I looked at her with a blank slate, not knowing what she meant by her statement. I then shouted back at her “Que?! Yo no la hice para que se muere la Tortuga!” (What?! I didn’t do anything to the turtle!) She replied “A que si! Tu la pusiste la Tortuga en la lavabo!” (Yes you did! You put the turtle in the sink!) That’s when I remembered that I did put the turtle in the sink and turned on the faucet. I then slid down the door and started crying more than when I was on the bed. My mother then locked me in her room while she waited for my father to get home. I obtained my punishment which was 3 months of me being grounded. Crying, I buried the body of the turtle in the backyard which we all had cried during the

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