A Day When Everything Went Wrong

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A Day When Everything Went Wrong
Life has its ups and downs, highs and lows. Sometimes you feel as if you are on top of the world, other times you feel as if everyone or everything has turned against you.

I vividly recall a day when nothing went as I expected. Everything seemed out to get me, to trick me. It was the hardest test of my patience and perseverance. Though I would like very much to forget that day, till today I still have nightmare recalling it and wish I do not have to relive the same again.

The day happened more than twenty years ago when I was a form two student. It was a black Tuesday. I was supposed to be at school before 7a.m. I set the alarm clock at 5a.m. but my alarm clock was damaged. When I woke up, it was already
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“Oh, No! I’m so hungry and I’m going to miss my bus again! Why am I so unfortunate today?”

At 2 p.m. Mr. Joseph finally released us. I was very weak and tired. Quickly I went to the bus stop to wait for the bus. I stood there for more than twenty minutes but there was still no sign of bus going to my housing estate. I really could not stand any longer. I felt dizzy and suddenly everything turned black. I was unconscious. I did not know what happened after that. When I resumed conscious, I was lying on the bed in the hospital. Both my parents were by my side. They were worried and that made me felt very guilty. They were already very tired with their job the whole day and still had to look after me in the hospital. If I were more careful on that day, everything would not happen and I would not trouble my busy parents.

It is now over twenty years, but I have still illusions of the nightmare of that day when everything went wrong. Recalling it sends a shiver down my spine. Fortunately, after that particular black Tuesday, I never have such an unfortunate day. Thank


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