A Short Story : A Story?

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As I began to open my eyes they were blinded by the light, I heard a monitor beep right next to my head and strange, anxious voices “April, can you hear me?” “April?” For what seemed like forever I stared back at the blurred woman in confusion, “ Where am I? Why am I here?” I asked. Before the blonde-haired women could reply, I felt a sharp pain under my right rib... That answered my questions I thought, but how did this happen? The last thing I remember was being in the back of the car with mum and dad.

As my parents entered the room, the doctor gave me a reassuring look. She explained to me that I had been in a car accident with my parents, however it wasn't very serious. Mum was perfectly fine, dad had a broken arm and I had the worst injury of, a bruised liver. The doctor continued to speak "Your bruised liver can easily recover if you have a blood transfusion.”
“That's great, when can I start?” My heart began to sink, and my head began to throb as the doctor and my parents gave me a concerned look. “Why are you all looking at me like that? Mum? Dad? Can't one of you give me your blood?” My parents took a big gulp and the doctor gave me a hopeless smile and left.

“Sweetie,” mum paused and took a big breath of air, then continued.
“Your father and I didn't want you to find out this way but you deserve to know the truth, please remember that we love you so much.”
“Mum, you're scaring me. What haven't you told me?” I laughed nervously.
“You are our daughter by law, but by
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