Grandpa Essay

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We were going to Las Vegas for vacation. I was looking foward to havinga lot of fun there. When we finally got to Las Vegas,it felt like an oven jacked up all the way.When we got to the room it felt like when you open a refrigerator. Then we went to see all themajor attractions, like Cesar's Palace, this was one of my favorites because when you go insidethe roof looks like the sky inside of a building. I also took some pictures in front of the hotel nearthe water fountain. The MGM Grand was my second favorite because when you go inside it thisthing were you go in and walk around and see the play Wizard of Oz. I also liked thePyramidbecause outside the is this image of a persons face that appears on the splashing water. Thatimage was all done with Lazers. Las Vegas is a nice place to see a lot of cool hotels and sites.Then it was even better because it was at night and all the hotels were lit up. It looked like it wasChristmas everyday there. Every single hotel was lit up of all different pictures. We had funseeing that but it was time to go back to the hotel room.When we got back the front desk informed us that somebody had called from SanFransisco. We all had an idea of what it was about. My mom and grandma were both sobbing.They were crying in way that didn't show. My dad and I felt very sad even though we didn'tknow my grandpa very well. Before we had gone to Las Vegas we sat down with my aunt and mymom said ' if anything happened to my grandpa to call us at the hotel room.' When we heardthat they had called we were all sweating as if it was raining right above us. When we calledback it seemed like an eternity. My mom called, you could hear every button that she punchedin. We also could hear the ringing from the call. Finally, my aunt picked up and started talking tomy mom about how they called from Lima, Peru saying that my grandpa was waiting to die untilthey got there. So that same night we called Hertz and said that we had to get back to SanFransico and we were going to leave the car tomorrow. There was a big fit because my dad hadalready paid for three days but we only used it one day. And my dad couldn't get his moneyback. The same night they called from San Fransisco we called United Airlines saying that weneeded to go on an emergency flight to San Fransisco. They told us that they didn't have flightuntil 6:45 at night.After we got everything settled we had to go to sleep so that we could get up early to goto the airport. I think that no one slept except for me and I only slept for a few hours. I...

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