The Day I Questioned Life Essay example

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The Day I Questioned Life
The day I questioned life, it was a cold and rainy day, like any other day during the spring. I was not doing anything in particular – just lying around the house like I usually do on Monday mornings. Then, I suddenly heard the doorbell ring; I wondered if it was Ted the mailman. Sure enough, it was. He was dropping the mail off he looked up at me and gave me a devilish grin and he said "Hey Kohner I have some great news! Your college acceptance letter is here, here you go."
I said "Thanks, Ted! "I then ripped the letter open and read it.
Ted said, "did you get accepted?"
I looked up at him and said: "No I was rejected." It felt like the world had come crashing around me and then Ted said: "it will be all right just study harder and apply next year it 's not the end of the world." I thought to myself, "Yeah I know it 's not the end of the world but it sure feels like it" and I said, "Thanks, Ted have a great day." And he said, "You too." He then walked back to his truck and drove off. After that, I just went up to my room and slept the rest of the day.
For the next few weeks, I was pretty depressed. I didn 't really eat much. In fact, I did not feel like doing much of anything. So I began thinking, "Where did I go wrong? I had done everything right. I even scored great on the test."
Suddenly, it came to me: "Why am I so depressed over not getting into that university? Why do people go to school? So they can get a job? I mean, is the only…

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