One Day Narrative

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I still remember that day vividly; at first, it seemed like another day. I was sitting on the couch watching TV and scrolling down Facebook. I stopped and read a post containing a picture of my friend. My heart suddenly skipped a beat. I had just found out my friend, Matt had been involved in a terrible accident and was in intensive care. Matthew is like family to me, I have known him for at least fourteen years. I meet him at church and I would see him at least once a week at church, or youth group; he was the comic relief in our circle of friends. He was such a happy person and upbeat, always making jokes. No one ever thinks something like this would happen to someone they know, which is why I was so shocked. It goes back to the common saying,…show more content…
He was so bloody and broken; I felt so helpless, unable to do anything to help the friend that always made me laugh. I felt so angry with the driver, who not only hit him but also was so heartless to another human being, to just leave him dying on the side of the road. But, I could not do anything with that anger either, I could not find the person who did this and make him pay. I was useless. It’s the worst feeling in the world when someone you care about is in trouble, and there is nothing you can do to fix the pain. I can usually tolerate blood and gore, however, seeing part of my family covered in blood and lying in a hospital bed hearing with that constant beeping is associated with trauma, I could not take it I felt sick and weak, I nearly passed out.
They never found the driver that did this to my friend, and they probably never will. However, the good news is Matthew eventually removed, he still has massive amounts of scars everywhere, but he is back to his happy self. I had never felt that way so much hatred and helpless before, and I never want to feel that way again. However, there is one positive matter that came out of this horrible experience; I learned to treasure my friends more because you never know when they will be
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