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PAPER 2 COMPOSITION TEXT QUESTION 7 Coincidentally a year later life was going very good for the two, Joe had got his dream job they had move from a studio apartment to a larger and spacious two bedroomed apartment with an office and were planning to get married in early summer. Joe and Julie tied the knot in a small ceremony with just close family and friends. The next month Julie suddenly fell pregnant and saw this as a gift from god but when the baby was born they were soo happy they called the baby Joanne after Julies grandmother who had just passed away but soon after Joanne was born things started to go down hill. Both parents felt as though they were under a lot more stress now that they had a new baby and they both felt the responsibility as they were so young, but soon adapted and things began to get easier, they moved out of the apartment and bought a house in the suburbs as they felt it was more appropriate to bring up a child and they could afford it because of Joes job but money was beginning to get tight. The next year Julie wanted to have another baby, but Joe did not as he felt it was not the best time to bring a baby into the world as there was an economic recession this began to put a strain on there relationship and as a result Joe began to struggle at work and could not keep up with the work load. Then suddenly disaster broke, Joe had lost his job as the company he was working for had unexpectedly gone broke. While Joe was out everyday looking for a place to work or find any occupation to try and bring money home for his wife and child, but it was not easy as he was not the only person to lose their job. Hundreds of people had lost there jobs and were all in the same situation. Although at the start this brought Joe and Julie closer id began to tear them apart and eventually ended up in severely heated arguments almost every night. One night when Joe came home he had noticed that something was not right, when he came in the door he did not hear their daughter, Joanne, playing and went he went into the kitchen he saw a note on the table it was from Julie, written in a rushed manner, it said that she tought that her and Joe needed some time apart and when she was ready she would get in contact with him but needed to be on her own with Joanne for a while. From this point on Joe began to go downhill and fast, a friend of Joes well a man in which he tough was his friend introduced him to drugs Joe got heavily into this lifestyle and eventually lost everything, his family, his car and the house, trying to pay his drug debts. Joe had gone from an ambitious business man to become a low life junkie who was living on the streets. He was sittin down an alley way shooting up when he a small black cat walked up to him and in the dim, dark and dirty alleyway he could the eyes of the cat glow and he saw his reflection in the cats eye and he decided he would try and get his life back together so he asked around and eventually he was able to get back in contact with his wife. Julie who had not known of Joes new problems agreed to meet with him so he could see his daughter and when she saw him and began to talk to him she gave him an ultimatum either he gets his life back on track or he can never see his daughter Joanne again. Joe decided he would try and start again for the sake of his relationship with his daughter he did not want her to grow up without a father and decided she deserved the best. He also thought that by getting cleaned up that maybe he could get another chance with Julie. He started to clean himself up and was getting back on track and things between him and his wife were getting better. What Joe did not realise was that he was in major debt with the top drug dealers of Los Angeles and realising this his life just turned into a web of lies and deceit as he was back using again and he was telling his wife he was still clean. He began to get threats against him and his family from people who he owed money to. These threats were saying that he would be killed if he did not pay them back and his wife beating. Whilst walking through the city one day Joe decided to visit his home town of Calabasas he drove to the part where him and Julie used to walk for hours them years ago. At 24 Joe was still young, everything had happened so soon for him and he tought he had it all but you never know what will happen in your life. Whilst walking along the trail Joe got the beach and he walked up to the peer and sat on the edge of it. He put his head into his hands and began to sob uncontrollably when he looked down he saw the white waves bashing and crashing off of the spiked rocks. Joe found a rock beside him and he scraped into the ground “Joe loves and will always love Julie and Joanne” he also wrote two other words “I’M SORRY”. Joe then stood up looked up to the sky and whispered under his breath a small and short prayer. He then suddenly lept forward and plunged down into the rushing waters, he needed peace from his life and was troubled from drugs. Ironically the rushing waters and crashing waves became still and this was a symbol of the end of Joes crazy life and the beginning of a new peaceful one in heaven.

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