A Second Chance
We often imagine about how see our lives go by in seconds when we placed in life or death situations. This was no exception, I recalled the most important moments in my life as I spun on that ATV bike. Everything came to my mind, my most treasured memories that reminded me how I had lived my life to the fullest. As other people spent their spring break at the beach or watching movies, I was being medically treated, due to my severe scrapes. What was supposed to be a perfect vacation turned out to be the most painful thing that I have ever experienced. It was spring break so my family and I decided to go to the beach. The first couple of days, we enjoyed the sun and clear waters. It was until the third day that we decided to ride our bikes to the border between Honduras and Guatemala, which was about thirty kilometers away from the beach. It was the perfect day for early bike run, with excellent weather conditions. Every minute that passed by as I rode my bike, I felt more and more exhausted. It seemed we were on an endless road. Finally, we reached our destination. I was glad I was able to experience this with my family, but little did I know what was going to happen on my way back to the beach house. It seemed impossible riding another thirty kilometers to go back to the beach. Luckily, some friends were lazy enough to ride their ATV motorcycles instead of their bikes. My dad and I switched our bicycles for their ATVs. It was getting dark, so we had to get back as soon as possible. I was driving at a high speed, and a man appeared from the side of the road. I tried not to run him over, but as I skipped the man I hit a bump on the road, which caused me to roll several times with the ATV bike. I got up immediately, my legs and hands were shaking. I still remember the burning sensation on my arms, legs and face. My dad rushed to help me. Even though he did not say anything, his face ratted him. A family friend came to help us and took me back to...
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