The Calling of the Ocean Essays

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She opened the door and a scream was unleashed, she saw her father hanging. Death had come knocking at their door, there was her father, hanging dead, emotionless, his beady lifeless eyes staring at his daughter. Lily turned around and heard her mother’s frantic footsteps making their way up the wooden staircase. Lily stood by the door of her father’s study with glimmering tears running down her cheeks.
“What’s the matter darling? “ asked her mother. Lily could say nothing, she felt paralysed there was nothing she could do. “WHAT’S THE MATTER?” asked her mother again, growing more and more anxious by the second. She slowly made her way to her daughter and peered into her husband’s study. There he was hanging, showing no signs of remorse
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Lily was only 10 years old at that time but she knew her calling was that of a marine biologist. Her father had planted the love of the seas and desire of the oceans in her, and both her parents had nurtured that seed and provided it with love, care, sun and warmth.
As she stood watching the waves and reminiscing, tears followed steadily from her soft green eyes becoming one with the seas. It was around midnight and Lily was growing anxious,
“Those people have been crawling in and out of our house for three hours!” she said out loud.
“ Well, they have a good reason,” said someone. Lily jumped in the spot, she was very startled. She turned around and found a pair of beautiful blue eyes staring back at her, It was Andy, he was their new neighbor.
“ I thought I was alone, “ said Lily. She was quite angry though she was relieved that she no longer was alone.
“ I heard about happened, I’m so sorry,”
“ Oh, well what can we do. Parents are all like that they raise you and make you feel awesome,” When Lily spoke those words one could immediately notice that she was very angry.
“ I understand what you’re going through,”
“ oh really,” replied Lily, “ how could you possibly understand?!”
“ Well, when I was 10, I

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