The Day That Changed My Life Forever Essay

1387 Words Oct 30th, 2010 6 Pages
The Day That Changed My Life Forever It was a bone chilling January night; my mom received a call at about 11:15 PM, a call that changed my life forever. My Aunt June was on the other line. She was crying so hard my mother could barely understand her. Through the sobbing my mom finally understood that Brian, my cousin, had been in a horrible accident and she didn’t know how bad it was. My mother jumped out of the bed after she hung up the phone. She screamed up the stairs at my sister and me; it was a nerve shrilling scream. I could hear fear in her voice. My mom was always yelling at us growing up if we forgot to do something. She would even get us out of bed to finish something that wasn’t done completely. This particular …show more content…
She and her boyfriend were coming home from their date. She wouldn’t let him stop. She told him to take her on home. When she arrived at her house she was very upset. She told her father what she had seen. He called my Aunt Joyce, Brian’s mom, and he told her they needed to make their way up there just to check it out. She told me if it was him, the ambulance would probably carry him to the Marion hospital. She then said, “Sonja, I am so scared. I really just want to be with you.” I told her to come on over. One of our friends that lived close brought her to my house. I remember watching her come up the sidewalk and into the house. Her face was streaked with mascara, her eyes were blood shot from crying, and the tears were still flowing from her crystal blue eyes. She grabbed me and clutched on. We then heard the phone ring. Every time it rang I didn’t want to answer it. This time on the other line was my cousin Christy. She wanted to know if we had heard anything, and I told her no. I hung up, and then I sat with Tosha. I asked what had happened and what she saw. She was so upset that she could barely speak. About thirty minutes went by; I got tired of waiting so I picked up the phone and called Christy back. When she picked up the phone there was nothing but silence and tears on the other end of the line. The next few words out of her mouth changed my life forever. She said, “Sonja,

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