The Ghost Rider Justification Analysis

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Justification Essay

The essay that I have chosen to feature in my creative writing portfolio, is entitled The Ghost Rider. The Ghost Rider will always have a special place in my heart, because of the people that I have met, and the turmoil that I have survived. In 2011 I experienced the largest fears that I could have ever dreamed of. I lost my place to live in Tulsa Oklahoma. I became one of those statistics that you hear so often in the National News. During this time of my life, I was placed in a homeless shelter, where I witnessed drug abuse, violence, and gang activity as part of everyday life. During this experience, I became friends with a gentleman by the name of Dwayne Gordon. He was a gunnery sergeant with the US Marines, during the Vietnam War. He also had been homeless for quite some time. He suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and a few other mental disabilities. I do not understand what drew me to him; it was like a message had been sent to me from above. I knew that this gentleman needed my company, just as much as I needed his. I needed to
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During the time that Dwayne was homeless, he cherished the time that he was able to spend in a park, no matter how large the park was. He was always happy. “It looked like God had placed it there on purpose and gave it, His kiss of approval. In the background was a small babbling brook with the water playing a tranquil melody. “ Both of us suffered traumatic experiences in our life. Even though his was military driven, and mine wasn’t. Both of them had the same result that had driven us into the same situation, we are currently experiencing in today’s society. Both of us have escaped the situation that we found ourselves into. The battles that are ahead of us will never cease. Hopefully as I have reflected in this story, it will make us a better person, to serve fellow

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