Essay on The Day That Changed My Life

1085 Words Dec 5th, 2015 5 Pages
It was a day, I was probably around the age of fifteen, which had changed my life forever although I didn’t know it at the time. This, however wasn’t just a normal day. It was the day that children looked forward to the most; it was Christmas day. On this day I had awoken fairly early, around six or seven, because I was excited to see what was under the Christmas tree. After a while of begging my parents to finally get up, we were finally able to open our presents. Although it seemed like it took a long time to open the presents, it really only took about fifteen minutes. However much to our dismay instead of being able to enjoy our presents in entirety, we had to head up to our grandparents to visit. We always did this even though my father was the only one that really wanted to go. We had piled into the old brown and tan van that we had at the time (the van was hideous). If I remember correctly there was a little bit of snow on the ground, although there wasn’t enough to deter my father. It took him a while, but he was finally able to maneuver the old van out of our driveway. (One of the very defining characteristics of my father was that he was very stubborn, something that my mother brought up frequently). We had finally begun our journey towards my grandparents that leave nearly an hour away from our house. The old van was slipping and sliding over the road, but we continued to push onward. Then about an hour later we had finally reached our destination. Once we got…

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