Miracles Essay

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Miracles do happen; I personally think that it is a life check to realize what is important in life. What will I face today
First of all, my parents have their own business called Rainbow Vacuum. They have been doing this for twenty-nine years. It was the day after my twelfth birthday and the day before a concert I was thrilled about going to. Well my dad fixed the ladies vacuum and wanted to collect the customer’s money before going to a concert the next day for my birthday present. It was late in the evening about seven o’clock and the customer did not like to drive after a certain time so my dad offered to deliver the vacuum to her house. I really wanted to go ride with him but he told me no since it was late and needed to help mom with my brothers. After putting my two brothers to sleep, on August 11, 1999, my mom received a call from Terrebonne General Medical Center. The nurse told my mom that my dad was in a major car accident and she needed to come to the hospital right away to sign release forms so he can be treated. At the moment she was not thinking at the time and responded, “Tell him to call when he leaves.” Nurse said,” Ma’am you do not understand, you really need to come now.” “The car is wrecked and your husband is in need of medical treatment.” “A sixteen year old boy speed onto Prospect Road and hit your husband in a head on collision; it took the Jaws of Life to get him out of the car after close to two hours.” She called the neighbor to come watch us while she goes to the hospital to see what was going on. She told me I can stay up for updates and to call my grandparents after she leaves. Well the doctor met my mom in the waiting room with a piece of paper that had a quick drawing of a person head to toe so he can explain as he went. Doctor says, “Where should I start: open wound above his eyebrow, chipped tooth, busted lip, hole in his lung, hole his spleen, broke his right arm, broke both legs, and he received eleven pints of blood. Luckily, thank God, my mom has a strong spirit and stayed strong for the family anything she faces. He was in intensive care unit for two weeks before he was stable enough to get his own hospital room; however, being in the hospital for three weeks he was able to come home to finish recovering. When he was able to talk he called his best friend, Jody to inform him of the news and do a huge favor to take his daughter, Megan and I to the concert for him. Countless days and months passed of doctor visits; long recovery took...

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