Family And Love : A Short Story

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"The most important thing in the world is family and love." At least that's what John Wooden said. That quote alone could make people ponder deeply about family, but for my brother Jared, and I that was a whole different story. Since the beginning, my brother and I have always been unfair, and unkind to each other. From getting into little fights over the smallest things to getting on the ground wrestling each other; my brother and I haven’t always gotten along. We would always say we were going to start being nicer, but it would never work out until him, and I had a mind changing experience with a small story and dream. Ultimately, my brother and I aren't like your stereotypical goody-two-shoes brothers, but in the end, we were able to overcome that hatred and replace it with love and friendship.

From as far back as I can remember my brother and I have always been almost polar opposites. It would sometimes get so bad that our disagreements would get out of hand, and our parents would have to break us apart from our whirlwind of a fight. Very recently my brother had a dream about him, and I during one of our fights. The whole night of the dream he was rustling in his blue sheet covered bed until he finally decided to wake me up and tell me what he dreamed. In the dream, he said very mean things to me, picking on me, and calling me names to the point where I started crying. In the dream, he noticed what he had done, and had remorse for the actions he had made. “You know I

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