A Slice Of Life Essay

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Thump!Thump! There was a loud noise at the door, "Alright hold on, I'm coming." Tim yelled. Tim was in his early twenties, he had a blue mowhawk, always dressed shabby, and addicted to heroin. Tim walked to the door and opened it, "Yes." he said sarcastically.

The man at the door asked if Gwen was home, "Are you Gwen's new boyfriend" Tim asked him. "Yes I am, my name is Tony" he replied. "Nice to meet you" Tim said.
"No, Gwen is not here right now. I think she is still trying to get the job at that bar on 6th street" Tim replied.
"Oh, well tell her that I came by and just to give me a call, OK?" Tony said.
"One problem" Tim said. "Oh, and what's that?" Tony replied. "Didn't Gwen tell you?" Tim said "we don't have a
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Shirley had red hair, and was also a weird dresser, she had a job at a library filing books. The pay was bad but she would accept anything, that would keep them alive. "I'm outside Gwen, come on out and we will talk." Shirley yelled into the shed. "What's wrong with her?" Mike asked. "Tim told her new boyfreind we were poor," Shirley replied. "So, what's wrong with being poor?" Mike asked, "
We have a place to sleep and we're happy." "Yeah, but you know how Gwen is about these things." Shirley said. "Yeah, I guess," Mike replied. Mike had brown hair, worked in a music store that paid him almost nothing. He plays the guitar really well, and has tried out to be in local bands so he could earn money but hadn't been lucky. He is the only one of the group that knew about
Tim's heroin problem. Gwen walked out of the shack and apologized to Tim for storming off, and told Shirley that she was OK, and didn't need to talk anymore. "So, Tim, when are you gonna go look for a job?" Mike asked. "Ugh.....me work!?" Tim replied sarcastically. "Yes you." Mike said. "I will start first thing tomorrow, looking for one, I promise." Tim said. "Well I don't know about you guys but I'm going for a walk."Tim said. "Bye" they all said. "Maybe I should go with him,"
Mike thought to himself. "I'll be back in a minute," Mike told the girls. He ran to catch up with Tim, "Tim!" he yelled "Wait up!" "What do you

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