My Personal Experience : My Experience That Changed My Life

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title I’ve always heard, “you don't know what you have until it's gone”, I never really appreciated life until I realized how quickly it can be taken. One morning at my house in the summer of 2015, my brother that was 5 at the time had an incident that changed my view on life, and strengthened my beliefs. I am a fighter, and learned that I can get through anything, and do things I never would’ve thought I was capable of. On July 22, 2015, my little brother came in my room and asked if he could sleep with me, and I let him, which is rare of me. I remember waking up in the middle of the night and waking him up to tell him i love him. The next morning while I was still asleep my brother had been swimming, which he did almost every morning. At 12 p.m. I was abruptly woken up to my mom yelling “call 911!! Your brothers at the bottom of the pool! Call 911 now!”. Puzzled, I ran outside my back door to see my mom pulling my five year old, brother out of our nine foot deep pool. I ran back inside as quickly as I could to get my phone and call 911. My hands were trembling as I was trying to get my phone to work. Once I got my phone working I ran back outside, and over to the left side of my pool where the ladder was that my mom carried my brother up. I remember seeing the condition he was in and thinking how I had to do everything I could to save him. In addition, my mom had already left my brother lying there because she went into shock. At this point I was on the phone talking to
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