Personal Narrative- Not So Important Exam Essay

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Personal Narrative- Not So Important Exam

I’ve heard that the early bird catches the worm, and sadly enough, I’ve never been the early bird. Being on time has never been my strong spot, although I try. Even if the occasion calls for excessive speeding or car weaving, I would do it in a second if I knew I were going to be late. And for this, it could have cost not only my life, but the life of my sister.

One particular morning I was scheduled to take a rather difficult, yet important exam and the very thought of this made me queasy. So to direct my mind another way, I volunteered to escort my sister to school, thinking this would alleviate my stress. As my sister and I headed to our destination, the thought of school only redirected
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My mind finally reached its threshold and at this time let all irrelevant thoughts pass, therefore regenerating my mind and allowing me to become conscious of my driving once again. But it didn’t seem to come soon enough for me to perceive the massive SUV in front come to a halt. Try as I may, I did all that was in my power to resist hitting this vehicle, only to be unsuccessful. At that moment, even though I’d slowed down considerably, I hit the car with the force of a carnival bumper car. At this moment my heart sank like an anvil into the ocean and my stomach became one big knot.

As I sat silently on the side of the road, still trying to register what had happened, the middle-aged man in the car I hit began to survey the damage. Trying to sustain from crying, the situation escalated when the man came to my car door and in his most unsympathetic voice asserted “What exactly were you thinking?” “I-I’m s-s-sorry” I tried to whimper through waterfalls of tears. Clearly satisfied with the effect he had on me, he ventured back to his untainted car, while my sister telephoned my parents and the police.
Subsequent to explaining it two or three times to different people, the policeman and the bad-mannered male I hit, left. We too departed after my parents inquired as to if I had recuperated

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