(a short story)
My Life has a Purpose
One windy afternoon, swaying trees , leaves falling scattered on the road, two newly friends agreed to take a walk to relax. On their way they saw a grocery store and dropped by to buy some snacks. They have reached the park and found a comfortable place under a tree. “What a tiring day!” said Cecile , the older one as she lean on the tree. She is chubby with a long curly hair and has the asset of beautiful eyes. “You’re right. Thank God we almost done half of the requirements.” answered Baby . “It’s relaxing here.” She continued as she look around. “ A nice place to charge not just our tired bodies but also stressed minds.” added Cecile as she starts to open a snack. Together they laugh. Baby heard her cellphone beep, someone send her a message. She check her bag looking for the cellphone, she saw her wallet, open it and saw the picture of her mother, brother, and father. While staring at the picture, she didn’t notice tears are falling from her eyes. When Cecile glance at her, she was worried. “Baby why are you crying? What’s wrong? Are you not feeling well? Tell me.” Asked Cecile in a worried voice. “Don’t worry I’m okay.” Replied Baby while wiping her tears. “ Cecile took her wallet and saw the reason why she cried,- their family picture. Cecile knew that Baby’s parents and only brother already passed away, but don’t have any idea what caused their death. “Baby if you don’t mind, i want to know how did your parents died, as well as your brother.” Cecile requested, as she look at her waiting for a positive response. Baby glance at her. “ Okay I’ll tell you, but bear with me, I’m emotional.” She replied with a smiling teary eyes. Though 14 years had passed, everything is still fresh in her mind. “ The weather was bad, heavy rains and strong wind, I was alone in the room in the school dormitory around seven o’clock in the evening I heard a strange sound that caught my attention. Suddenly the window opened...
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