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  • Cymbals: A Short Story

    "Happy birthday to you!" All of us finish with loud clapping as Mom cuts a slice of cake. All day long, I kept Mom out of ruining the surprise party dad and his friends had planned for weeks. All Mom 's close friends came to the restaurant to celebrate her forty sixth birthday. She claims she 's twenty with twenty six years of experience. One of her friends help cut out cake slices and pass it along to everyone. Dad gestures me to join him in front of the twenty some people. Honestly, this much attention makes me nervous. "Gina, before you open anyone else 's present," Dad starts, "Val and I would like to say a few words." When did we establish that? I frown at dad for catching everyone including myself off guard. "Say something nice," Mom says, giving us a go. She earns a lot of laughs. "Don 't I always?" Dad winks. I pretend to gag as Mom visibly blushes. "Alright, I can 't believe today 's the day I proposed to you, twenty years ago. At that time, I was nothing but an orphan handling my deceased uncle 's business." I realize a bit late that dad 's actually on to serious business. My mom 's eyes are slightly watery, but she keeps them focused on dad. "Since the restaurant was doing awful at the time, I couldn 't even afford to buy you a diamond ring. I proposed to you with a plain metal ring, which you have worn every single day." Half laughing half crying, Mom holds up her hand and shows everyone the old, scratched ring. "I thought she was joking whenever she…

    Words: 2438 - Pages: 10
  • Personal Essay On How Timmy Changed My Life

    It was an extremely long drive. We made stops along the way, which were fun, but we were all ready to see him. A day before we arrived, my mom got a phone call. It was him telling us not to come because he wasn’t graduating. We were already so close, we were not ready to turn around. So we continued onward. When we got there we were informed that he would not be able to go out on family weekend since he had not graduated. The reason he was not able to graduate was he was unable to run the…

    Words: 1378 - Pages: 6
  • I Am Lilac Grace Analysis

    that answer even if I wanted to. Then … it started getting worse. She would wake up in the middle of the night to use the restroom but when she tried to stand up and get out of bed she would collapse in pain and wake the whole family with her wails. She claimed that her knees were on fire and her back ,she said, seemed like it was being pulled apart by invisible hands. Same as with her appetite she could have been bluffing a bit but no amount of acting ability could distort a face into…

    Words: 1001 - Pages: 5
  • What Is The Moral Of The Story The Lion Whiskers By Nancy Raines Day

    When facing the call, God will allow people to enter into your life to help kill certain spirits that are within. He has to prune and purge us in order to elevate. Relationships are a perfect example of how God uses people to kill the negative behavioral traits we carry. I was in a relationship and the person tried, well he didn’t try he did, tear my self-esteem down even more than what it was. He made me feel like less than a woman to the point where I began to hide and withdraw from society. I…

    Words: 1654 - Pages: 7
  • Technology In The Medical Field

    there are many different types of technology that are a huge help to doctors, researchers, technicians and even the patients. New technologies consist of websites, computers, testing equipment, mobile devices, and many more things that are used daily in offices around the world. For example, some websites are used to keep the schedule for the day, month or even the year. No matter what the program is for, it helps the office stay on task and organized. Also the internet is a new technology that…

    Words: 1050 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Essay: Why I Want To Study Medicine

    Three words identify me: Gujarati, 1st generation, and the eldest. One thing I learned from being identified with these words is the importance of my family. It is from them I get my support and motivation to keep trying, even if all odds are against me. More importantly, it was because of my family that I am here in the United States having an opportunity to study and to pursue a dream or rather goals, despite being a woman and being part of a low cast group. My family gave me the opportunity;…

    Words: 842 - Pages: 4
  • I Fractured My Arm: A Short Story

    tried to call my dad to let him know that my arm was broken but he didn’t pick up. The whole story is a very long process. I fractured my arm on Mother’s day. My brother and I went to the park after a long morning of work. We started playing tag. Instead of tagging me, he pushed me. I dropped on a metal bench, then the ground. He questioned if I was alright, I replied, ¨I’m okay.¨ My arm felt fairly weird at first. I thought it was just dislocated. I swung it around a couple times…

    Words: 566 - Pages: 3
  • The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down By Anne Fadiman Analysis

    The separation of Lia from her parents was the main cause of her serious psychological issues and further health issues. When doctors decided that Lia should not be under her parent 's care, the doctor’s anticipations depend on what people often should do in case of sickness. People usually follow the recommendations from their doctors and keep taking medication until they end up being healthy. Otherwise, people who do not feel comfortable with the treatment plan, they would simply discuss that…

    Words: 1415 - Pages: 6
  • Case Study Pulmonary Hypertension

    diagnosed with a rare medical condition known as Pulmonary Hypertension which affects the pressures in the heart and lungs. The disease had been misdiagnosed over a year before a very special doctor gave the family hope; this is Helen’s journey with a terminal illness. Beginning the spring of 2015, Helen’s symptoms were present. She thought she had a cold due to the weather change. Helen was experiencing a cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, and tiredness; she felt miserable. Her husband,…

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  • Reaction About Accident

    hours of waiting just to get a room in the ER, I’m finally in line to get seen. The nurse comes with a wheelchair to collect me and take me to the room for X-rays. As she is getting the machine ready I ask her what she thinks of the whole situation. She said it looked like it was broken but the way i described the pain it could be just something torn or pulled in my foot but there was no way to tell without looking at the pictures. I’m taken back to my room where i await the news. Many things…

    Words: 1292 - Pages: 6
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