It was a beautiful morning in Texas, the skies were blue, and there no clouds in sight. Parents and children were gathered along side the road to see the thrilling sight that was about to pass right before their eyes. Nobody at the parade that day could have been happier, as they watched their nation’s leader slowly drive past them in a large motorcade. My wife had just turned around to tell the president how much Texas loved him, when a shot rang out that changed our nation forever.
The first forty-five minutes of the parade couldn’t have gone any smoother. Children and adults alike filled the air with their laughter and shouts of joy, while birds flew overhead and perched themselves in trees, while singing their songs. The president had just went out and bought a whole new outfit for the Texas parade. His hair was slicked back and he was looking like a million bucks. The president and his wife couldn’t of looked any happier together as they drove down main street in Houston with the Governor and his wife. The low, growl of the Harley-Davidson’s engines drowned out all of its surrounding sounds as it passed by. Little did we know, this would all change in a blink of an eye.
After passing a large, brick library on the left, a loud crack filled the air; the president slumped over in his seat. The birds stopped singing and scattered every which way; the laughter had turned to bone chilling shrills. The Harley’s engines went from low growls to loud roars as they floored it to get to the hospital. The police sirens soon took over all the noises as they rushed the president to the hospital. With the convertible down and the wind filling our ears, all we could do is pray as Mr. Kennedy lay there helpless with a gunshot wound to his head.
With sirens screaming everywhere, the doctors rushed out to the car with the stretcher ready to go; and then loaded Mr. Kennedy onto it. He was immediately taken into surgery to fix his gunshot wound. The world seemed to be...
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