Running Head: Biggest Fear 1
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Biggest Fear 2
Fear is a natural part in the life of every person. There is a reason or reasons behind all fears, whether the fear is instinctive or acquired. Through the course of my life, I have taken notice of a certain fear that unnerves me, and it is the fear of being taken. Biggest Fear 3
Have you ever walked by yourself at night into a lonely parking lot and you get the feeling of being watched, or hear the rustling of the leaves, the whistle of the air, or even footsteps close behind you? When you see a 'Missing' poster anywhere, do you feel uneasy? And when you enter your inbox in your email, do you see chain mails about people being missing? I do all the time and I am constantly afraid of what’s lingering in the shadows around me. Growing up and to this day I always watch documentaries and movies over young people to grown adults getting kidnapped because of how vulnerable they are. There are mean and viscous people in this world and they are willing to go to the extremes to get what they want. Or in some cases, they do it just for fun. Recently my mom and I went to the movies to see ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ because it had our favorite character in it. It was about a heroin trafficker whose wife was abducted and murdered, and he hires a private investigator to track down the men who killed her. He searches out the thugs who murdered the wife of a wealthy drug dealer, Scudder scours New York City in search of his targets -- and the closer he gets, the more apparent it becomes that they are something much more sinister than your typical kidnappers. The most disturbing part was that after the kidnappers had received what they wanted, they still murdered their innocent victims. Through out the movie I felt uneasy and queasy just because I know that it’s realistic and that it’s probably...
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