A Narrative Essay About My Last Day In High School

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I was 12 years old when my whole life was ripped from me. It was December 26th, 2009; my family and I were living in Florida. At the time my brothers were nine and three, and my sister was six. We were going on a two-week vacation to New York to visit family. That’s when I learned that nobody really likes to move. At least, I know I don’t.
It all started at 5:00 am on December 26th, 2009; my mom, my two brothers, my sister, and I were getting ready to go to the airport to catch a flight to New York. I remember being so tired on the way to the airport, my stepdad drove as my mom talked about how my siblings and I were all going to see snow for the first time. My family and I parked in front of the airport while getting our luggage ready. I stepped out of the air-conditioned car and the humid air hit me. Then we all walked into the main lobby area where there were a few other families saying their goodbyes. I thought it was just going to be a vacation, so I didn’t get emotional. I said goodbye to my stepdad and my mom, my siblings, and I went to get our tickets. Little did I know that would be my last time seeing my stepdad and Florida. My family and I went through TSA and went
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My mom sat us all down to have a “family meeting”… we had no idea what this was about. My mom went on to say that we were staying in New York and we are starting school here in a week. My heart leaped into my throat, I was so upset. But, that wasn’t it. She proceeded to say that my sister had to live with my stepdad; but my two brothers and I were staying with her. My siblings and I all looked at my mom in disbelief. I was so angry with her. My siblings and I asked her a thousand questions all of which seemed to have the same answer, I don’t know. Then we all processed that, that was going to be our last night hanging out with our sister. We made the most of it. We sent my sister home to my stepdad the next

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