Adopted

“Adopted” Being adopted is a very lucky thing that can occur in someone’s life. It is a chance at a better life . There can be many conflicts in the process. It is often hard to accept the fact of having to abandon and forsake an old life and embark into a new life. But there are unknown happiness too. I would know . I was adopted. Until the age of five, I had lived in a bad neighborhood for all my life. There were always police coming to random houses . But it was all right. They never came for me ,but instead came, for other people. They just passed right by my neighborhood. I was safe from them. Until one day all knowledge of those men in black suits was wrong . The police separated me from my family. Suddenly the next thing I knew, a lady...

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Departing

“The Departing” One minute I’m happily with my mother and sisters and the next minute I’m pulled away . As I am put into a police car I feel as if I’ve switched from a five year old girl to a murdering criminal. What did I do to deserve to be put back here? I didn’t steal or murder or disobey a law. I am completely innocent. Where is my mother? Why was she taken? What did I do to be ripped from her arms? While I’m driven to a hospital in the back of a barred police car, a random adult driving looks at me funny like ” What are three little children doing in a police car? ”.  What did I do to deserve this humiliation? Suddenly I find myself in a hospital , eating the best food I’ve ever tasted. My situation is pretty bad...

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