The Death Of George And Hazel Bergeron Essay examples

755 Words Mar 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
It was the year 2081. Because of 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, every person has to be equal in every way. No one could look better than anybody else. No one is stronger than anybody else. Especially no one can be smarter than others. The ones who have higher intelligence than normal had to wear a mental handicap radio in his ear, to prevent taking advantage of their brains. Even beautiful ones had to cover their faces to avoid looking better than others. All these were enforced by agents of the United States Handicapper General.
One April, fourteen year old son Harrison was taken away from their parents, George and Hazel Bergeron, by the handicapper general men. Even though the tragedy happened in their family, they could not think about it much. In 2081 people with average intelligence could not think more than in short bursts, Hazel Bergeron was one of them. George was way more intelligent than average, but he was not allowed to think too due to the noises received by radio in his ear, to interrupt thoughts of intelligent people.
George and Hazel were watching ballerinas on TV. Hazel was crying, but she could not remember the reason she was crying. “That was a real pretty dance, that dance they just did” Hazel said to George. But actually, they were not that good with sash weights, masks covered their face, and handicap they had on. All these was to avoid looking those ballerinas better than anybody else. George could not think further, because of…

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