Project Egg Essay

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The 31/05/2013 is a very special date for me and my husband André, it is the day our baby Kevin was born. After 12 hours of labour in the hospital, we finally heard him cry, we got to see him for the first time and there is nothing that can be compared to that feeling.
André and I met about two years ago in Sorbonne University of Paris, I was 21 years old and studied languages and he was 22 years old and studied Journalism. I was late for my class and was in a hurry, I didn’t look where I was going and I accidentally bumped into him, all my books fell just like in the movies, I looked at him, he was very handsome, he had blond hair, eyes of emerald green and a perfect bone structure. I apologized picked up my books and rushed over to my class, I figured it was the last time I will ever see him again, well except maybe on a Calvin Klein underwear campaign but not in person. Fortunately I was wrong, the next day we bumped into each other again in a small coffee near the university, he recognized me, and asked if he could seat with me, I agreed. We immediately clicked, we talked about our courses, teachers, friends and our origin, at first I was a bit hesitant if I should tell him that I was a Jew from Israel because of all the Anti-Semitic people in France, but I was and still am proud of who I am, and so I told him, and I was thrilled when he told me that he was Jewish too. After talking for two whole hours, he noticed that he was late for an appointment, so we exchanged numbers and went each one his different way. Since that day we started seeing each other regularly but only as friends, I fell in love with him very quickly, he was smart, funny, charismatic, good looking and he always made me feel better. The problem was that he had a girlfriend she was very pretty, they were like those couples you see in the movies, and anyone but me would have said that they were made for each other. They broke up after three month, when I asked André why they broke up he said it was because he was in love with me, I confessed to him that I was in love with him since that day at the university. For a year everything was great, we were young and in love, school was going well for both of us, we lived in this beautiful apartment in the Latin quarter of Paris, and it seemed nothing could go wrong, but oh was I wrong!
I will never forget that day. The 24th of October 2012, it started as a simple Wednesday. André was in Marseille visiting family, so I was alone. I went to visit a friend of mine Darcy after class, she didn’t live very far from the university. We talked about girly things like hair, make up and periods, which made me notice I didn’t get my period for more than a month, I was very worried, so Darcy and I went immediately to the nearest pharmacy and bought a pregnancy test. We went to my house and I rushed to the bathroom to verify whether I was really pregnant or not. Waiting for the result seemed like ages but after three minutes I discovered my...

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