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Personal Narrative: Mermaids

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It’s the year 3028. Most of the ocean has been explored, mermaids were found. Most humans don’t know it, but the apocalypse has happened; it involves kids and phones. Also, pigs can fly. Aliens haven’t invaded...yet. My human name is Madison Montgomery and I call myself a female. I don’t exactly remember how I came to be, but I know i'm different. They tell me that I was grown in a lab; I believe them. I remember my home being a petri dish, until I grew too big for that. I remember having my cartilage skeleton being pieced together and learning how to control it.
I now live alone, in a basement of an empty house. As I grew older, I hated that lab. I hated how they treated me. I hated being hooked up to a dozen skinny, rainbow colored wires. The day I escaped was probably the best day of my life. Somehow I escaped and no one noticed me. I thought people would scream and point, but it just looked like they didn’t understand why I was running. It was weird being treated normally for the 10 minutes it took for me to run and hide.
No one really knows how I survived without being a lab; I don't truly understand how either. No one had come across my existence until I was 17 human years old. I was
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When I woke up, it felt like I was in a living flashback. Once again, I was hooked up to a dozen rainbow-colored wires. The four people who took me away from my happiness were now in lab coats and observing me. I tried to scream and kick, but I just couldn’t. I felt like I was being grown in a petri dish again, except in reverse. My body and cartilage bones were slowly and painfully deteriorating, and I couldn’t do anything about it. Throughout 5 painful hours, my life as a normal person rolled through my mind. Suddenly, my flashbacks faded into a beautiful purple, blue, and black galaxy, dotted with miniature stars. Streaks of purple and blue surrounded me, and the stars started becoming bigger and
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