The vitriolic scorn dripping from her tongue still rang in his ears.he remembered each venomous word and how they brought
the world, as he knew it, crashing down. Thank God his friends were around to pick up the pieces! The joint they lent was exactly what they promised-he felt so good that he no longer really gave a damn what she said. Better still, right now he felt as if he could take on ten more of her if needed. No more did any of her so-called "realities of life" matter to him. He was adrift in a sea of pleasure; far away from all the hurt and worry he suffered earlier.
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Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
Mark struggled hard to concentrate on his driving. His vision was fading and he realized that the car was slipping sideways. Before he could do anything the car crashed into a tree. A police vehicle passing close by took him to the hospital. But Mark died on the way. He was the fourth person to die that night in a road accident. And all the four were driving under influence.
Tuesday, 7:25 a.m. He never stopped crying since last night. For an 8 year old boy, what happened yesterday was unbearable. He can see, through the tears, the half filled glass on the table. He wished his mother were here. It was an hour before the policemen took the body of his father away. The man died of excessive drinking - he was an alcoholic. Read More>>
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