Randolph County Community College
Feb. 4th 2011
The Worst Day of My Life As I lie here looking up at the ceiling, unable to move, I think to myself that this could be the worst day of my life. As I try to think about how I got here I begin to put the pieces together and I realize what happened to me. This day was like any other day of my life. It was such a pretty day, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, a perfect day for a summer birthday party. My nephew was turning four years of age, so my brother was throwing him a pool party at my Dad’s house. I was in the middle of moving from one house to another and I asked my father if I could use his truck to get my little girl, Madison,
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I looked up and we have drifted off the road. This isn’t your average road; it had a very steep embankment on both sides. The truck is facing sideways but is going forward, just like drift car racers. I do my best to get the truck back onto the road but the grass was wet from the rain the night before and I couldn’t grab any traction. The trees are on Madison’s side of the truck and I remember thinking “Why did I let her ride up front?” As the truck began to hit the trees I did my best to protect my daughter from the large branches. The truck hits one massive branch that spins the truck around and into another tree that finally stops this huge, newly totaled truck. I had a new objective, to help my daughter and I out from this wreckage. I couldn’t my phone and I was pinned inside the truck. But luckily a person in a nearby house heard the noises and found us. He was a volunteer firefighter and he quickly told his dad to call 911. I asked the boy if I could call my Father, who lived right up the road. He let me use his phone but my dad never picked up his phone. So the boy offered to just drive up to my father’s house to tell him in person. As he left for my dad’s house, I begin to cry because I promised him I wouldn’t damage his truck.
In just a few minutes all of my family arrived at the scene as I am being helped out of the wreckage. I was then put onto a back board to protect my spine and I