Toda Today: A Short Story

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The dark sky, filled with angry clouds. Just when I thought this day couldn’t get any worse, daddy walks into my room with a letter that has my name on it. “It’s from the SS Margot, we have to leave as soon as possible,” said daddy. When daddy leaves I jump out of bed and put together a suitcase. Once I finished, I went to the family room and our close friend, Miep, is here to take us to where we are staying. Miep said we are staying at dad’s office, so we need head out the door and run through the streets as quick as we can. As we get there we go through this door that leads us to the secret annex. It is not that bad, but I wish we could talk and do anything we want without having to stay quiet. Mom assigned us our rooms and we put our stuff away and cleaned the place up. Daddy says there will be another family joining us very soon, so that is going to be even harder than it already is. After a while we fell asleep.…show more content…
They just got here and I can tell right away that they are nice, but they are a little strange. Later on, me, Anne, and Peter decided to play a game to distract us. I didn’t think it would be this much of a hard time in hiding but it is. We get bored easily and there is nothing we could do about it. We are living in fear of getting caught at any time. I wish things weren’t like this, but we have to stay positive and make the most out of bad times. I am not sorry for being a Jew, I find it cruel that we live in a world of hate because of race, religion, etc. It’s been a long day so I am going to go to sleep. I am getting up to go to the bathroom and I can hear mumbling on the other side of the annex’s

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