The Day That Changed My Life Essay

887 Words Sep 12th, 2016 4 Pages
The day that changed my life was the day my family had seen Jim’s body for the last time. Then I realized even if I do well and protect myself things are still uncontrollable. Also, I cannot protect everyone else around me and neither am I myself invincible. It was that day that I was finally aware of death. Yes, everyone knows that eventually every living thing dies, but I thought however, for some reason this would never happen to me. Now I realize how wrong I was.

Jim, he was like a father to me however he was the actual biological father for two out of my four brothers’. Although he also, raised my brother Joey who had never met his biological dad. Jim was compassionate and kind. He told all sorts of jokes and walked around playing his guitar. He was also more understanding than my biological father and even though I wasn’t blood to him, I know he loved me so.
Jim’s death took everyone by surprise.
The day I found out started as a normal day. I remember waking up next to my friend Cory. My phone began to ring and it was my mother who was calling me. I thought nothing of it and answered the phone. We began to talk for a while, then all of a sudden my mother said,” Sara, Jim’s dead.” I immediately blurted out, “What?” She stated the dreadful sentence again and I repeated, “What?” again. I was uneasy as I finally spoke, “What do you mean?” She then, told me “Marla (Jim’s girlfriend) has found him dead this morning.” However in those moments I didn’t really believe it.…

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