A Short Story: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived

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… Divorced, Beheaded, Survived

Death. Do young people and children know what death means and imply? As a child, death seems far away in the future, but when it suddenly becomes a reality to someone you love, do you really respect it, and finds out that it is not something to play with. The little bubble of peace, love and harmony every child has, will suddenly be blown to several pieces, when death steps in. The harsh and true world will show up at its darkest side. Death can affect people for the rest of their lives, which is also the case in this short story. Sometimes life take a radically and unexpected turn, in a direction you have not expected. That kind of situations can be difficult to handle, which this family really realizes. Even though death seems to ruin your entire life, does life goes on, which no one can deny.

The short story, ’’… Divorced, Beheaded, Survived’’ , is a short story about a family that has to deal with death on closets hold. The consequences of death, both physically and mentally, can be very hard to tackle, which definitely is something this family exposed to.

This short story introduces a family, existing of four people. The mother, Sarah, the father, Lyle, their son Mark, and their daughter, Coco.
Sarah lost her brother, Terry at a very young age, and he was yet to start in sixth grade. He died in 1974, by a disease. Sarah was thinking about Terry everyday, in the following years after the tragedy, but as the years passed on, Sarah was
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