The Crash: A Short Story

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The Crash “I can’t wait to get home” I thought. I was driving home from Kimball camping we were in the middle of nowhere in Ludington. I had been camping with them for three days and I was excited to get home well I was until I heard the news. When someone gets hurt, you want to be there for them.
“Hey levi your dad got in a bike crash so he can’t pick you up Mr.Metcalf will pick you up.” Mrs.Kimball told me.
“Okay thanks.” I replied ”He always gets in crashes” I whispered to Paul.
But then I heard the adults say that he might have broken some bones and I suddenly started to worry. I stayed pretty silent the rest of the ride and then I was dropped off and Mr.Metcalf talked to the kimballs. When he got in the car I asked him if it was
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Every once in awhile I started crying then all of the sudden it stopped. After about thirty minutes of this the left and then the Metcalfs. When they all left my family came over and we all cried with each other and eventually talked about random things.
“So how did it happen, Mom?” I asked her.
Dad suddenly piped up and told me how he crashed his bike.
“I was riding and I turned the corner on the trail and hit a root and my handlebar hit a tree that is when I broke my ulna and then I flipped over and landed on my back and I flipped over again and heard my back crack. And I just laid there…”He went on and on about how he wanted to bring Nessa to a birthday trip to craig's cruisers.
Eventually it was time to go home. We packed up our things.
“Mom can I sleep here tonight” I asked my mom
“Sleep at the hospital?” She questioned.
“Ya” I answered
“At the hospital?”She asked to make sure.”Ya if you want to.”
“Thanks” I said while hugging her.
That night after the girls left me and Dad talked for a long time and
I cried a lot and then went to bed and cried there too. But in all it was good to see my Dad again, even if he was in the hospital, and after that day it was really fun the Metcalfs came a lot and we played with them. I realised that you should always be there for

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