Death Brings Life

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Death brings out Life

You never fully recover from a hard loss. I mean, I guess all loss is rough but when its your father, I feel like its just a tad harder. I will never be able to get my old life back. Back when I was carefree, happy and on top of the world. But one night can change everything. I don’t like to talk about but if I don’t, I will probably have a huge burden on my heart (at least thats what my mom says). So of course it was a rainy day like every other cliche death, of course we were driving, and of course I was the driver. Long story short, I was driving too fast, swerved, and hydroplaned off of the road. The next thing I remember is waking up in the hospital with my mom crying over me. There was so much commotion and the only memorable part was the fact that all of the nurses kept saying that we should be happy that my father died instantly. Because that is definitely something that I should be happy about! Does it sound like I am bitter? Do I sound mad? Thats probably because I am! Being in the hospital was the easy part. Going back home and even back to school was the worst part. It was like the whole town was watching my family’s every move. Then I realized that my mom blamed me for everything. She never came right out and said it, but I just knew. I couldn’t forgive myself. I left my mom without a husband and my younger sister without a father. I ruined all of our lives and it killed me inside. Even my Grandma told me that I was the cause of his death. I am 18 years old! Dont they understand that I’m upset too? I didn't even have the chance to mourn because people started blaming me as soon as I was conscious, Dont they care that I broke my arm, shattered ribs, broke my foot and had some internal bleeding? No! Because no one ever cared about me. He was my family too. I finally went back to school after about a month of rehab and time…...

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