The Movie ' One Night On Halloween '

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Entry #5
One night on Halloween, when Jeannette was only ten years old, she felt someone run their hand over her private parts. At first she thought it was Lori moving in her sleep, but then she heard a man speak. She yelled and Brian came running into their room with a hatchet that he kept by his bed and the man ran out the unlocked door. Their dad was not home that night and their mom was a very deep sleeper so Jeannette and Brian chased him down the street. A few weeks after the Halloween incident, their dad thought that the kids were getting used to city life too much so he took them all to the zoo for the first time. They made their way over to the cheetah exhibit. The author’s dad stepped over the chain and went by the fence opposite of the cheetah. The animal came closer and closer and then sat down, so Rex climbed over the fence and knelt right next to the bars where the cheetah was sitting, however the cheetah remained still. He then reached between the bars and put his hand out. Again the cheetah stayed still and so he placed his hand on the animal’s neck and petted it vigorously. When the cheetah tilted its head into Rex’s hand, he called over the rest of his family. A crowd had gathered around the exhibit and people were yelling at them to get away from there, but they ignored them. Jeannette then asked her father if she could pet it. Jeannette describes the event by saying,
“Dad took my hand and slowly guided it to the side of the cheetah’s neck. It was soft…
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