Essay on The Gift of Life

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The hot August sun was warm against his face. This was the final trip he had to make. He and his mother were on their way home. It had been three long weeks of packing, driving, and hauling. After his parents divorce, his mother wanted to move back home. Home was Grahamn, Missouri. In his mind the fun, warm, southern town he had only seen on The Andy Griffith Show. He had mixed feelings about moving to this place, meeting new people, and starting a new life. His mother knew most of the people in Grahamn, because she grew up there. He, on the other hand, only knew his grandmother. They planned to move in with her until they could find a place of their own. He wasn't worried about that, he was worried about how he might get…show more content…
They all embraced each other. "Lets go inside I've cooked dinner." The trio walked inside. It would only be a few days before school started in this small southern town. It would only be a few days before Scott Allen started his new life at a new school, but it would also be only a few days before his first adventure began. Grahamn, Missouri was an area of endless flat land where trees scattered the horizon. Grahamn recorded record high temperatures in the summer and record low temperatures in the winter. The town had a population of about 800 people. A typical bustling metropolis with a resturant, barbershop, service station, and of course grocery store. Believe it or not, it was also the home of Grahamn High School. Grahamn High School is probably the most outdated school in the entire state of Missouri. Local history has recorded its destruction and resurrection at least three times in the past 80 years. It has burned, been condemned, and burned again. Unfortunately, no disaster has ever completely destroyed the building. Somehow the city obtains enough money to rebuild, refurnish and ultimately educate the children of Grahamn. A very embarrassing place to go to school. Scott Allen thought that if Frankenstein was a school it he would be Grahamn High School. Some of it is new, most of it is old, and all of it is ugly. It is August 26, school starts today. After an unprecedented pep talk Scott Allen walked

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