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We Learn From Our Mistakes Essay

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A year has been passed since the beach incident took place. But it's still fresh in my mind as if it happened yesterday only. I can recall what I had felt at that time, the adrenaline rush and the screaming. It was that day I had learnt a valuable lesson and this lesson was not only learnt by me but also by my cousins who were there when this incident took place. New years eve was just a day away and all of us, my cousins and I, had made great plans of partying out all night and having a blast. One of my friend's was throwing a party at his place so we had decided that we would go there and have a great time. Apart from that, we had decided that on our way back we would go to the beach as we had heard that for New Years Eve, the beach is a perfect place to go and enjoy. Now that everything was planned out, I just waited for the day to pass and New Year's Eve to come. Finally, the day came. I was really excited. But as soon as my parents got into the picture, the excitement changed into irritation and anger. I had always been a very overprotective child of my parents, which really bothered me a lot because most of the time I did not get to do things that other teenagers did. So, when they got to know about our plans for the evening, they really objected it. They kept on saying that it was not safe to go out late night especially for girls and it could get really dangerous and we could get into trouble. They were trying their best to stop me from going out but at that time, I did not listen to any thing they had to say. The reason for it was that I had enough of the restrictions that were made on me. I was tired of being overprotected. I wanted to do what I felt like doing and not what my parents told me to do. Besides it was New Years Eve and it was not like I was the only person who was going to be partying out, everybody party's out on New Years Eve. Nevertheless, after listening to the fact that I will be grounded for a month, I banged the door and left my place. My cousins were outside waiting for me so I just got into the car and reached my friend's place. The party was amazing. As soon as we reached there, we went straight to the dance floor. The whole place was fully packed up. The music was so loud and the people were going crazy dancing. At first I was trying to calm down because of the argument I had with my parents but then I was soon enjoying my self and forgetting the whole episode that had happened earlier. Then when it was going to be 12,the music stopped and we began the countdown and just after a couple of seconds, it was New Year. All of us were screaming on top of our voices and hugging each other. That moment was truly amazing. Soon the music was on and we started dancing again. After sometime, I was really tired and wanted to go home. But then...

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