Personal Narrative: My Summer Day In Lutz

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It was a normal summer day in Lutz Florida, I was 6 years old at the time and my sister was 4. We were playing inside to get away from the stifling heat from the Florida sun and having a lot of fun doing so. We attempted to entertain ourselves by moving a tennis ball along the floor and eventually, we got bored of that and she wanted a piggy back ride from me. I didn’t think my Dad would appreciate this, but he didn’t seem to mind because he was busy doing something for his work. Reluctantly, I agreed to do it and we did that for a few minutes. After a short while, my back was getting tired so I told her I needed her to get off. I told her at least 5 times to get off of me but she continued to grab my shirt and stay on. After the fifth time I tried lifting up my back so she would slide down but she continued to grasp on…show more content…
He was trying desperately to put pressure on the wound so he used a towel. He then grabbed scotch tape and started trying to tape the cutwhich I think now that was an interesting idea to contain the wound. I was extremely worried as they left for the hospital because I didn’t know what was going to happen. Eventually, my mom came home and told me that she needed 12 stitches to close the cut under her chin. Being a 6-year-old I was more concerned about when my dad came home and the punishment that I would receive. To my surprise I did not receive any punishment but just a stern talking to and a word of advice to think over the possibilities of your actions before you do them. What I learned from this experience is that something done without thinking can have major consequences. I am reminded everyday about what I did because I can still see the scar on her chin and every time I am reminded about how quickly something can be done and it can become permanent. I have a better understanding now that even something small can have big ramifications on someone
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