A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.
I found this quote and felt it true to my life as well as something that we all can relate to.
its summer of 2008 and its the begining of the festival Kingspoert has every year. leaving the parade of the opening ceremony, i take my car full of friends to meet at the vol. fire dept. just to hang out with the firefighter friends who were in the parade. signals go out over the scanner. its not for us but ears are still listening incase back up is needed. who would have thought that the vehicle vs motorcycle call for kingsport city would change my life. the next day im at a friends house, and my phone goes off. its my mother with some terrible news. a boy from gate city, va that i knew better than anything else was part of that accident i heard go off the night before. i have has family members pass away before, that everyone has experienced. this would be the first time someone outside my family would die. tears start falling as i collapse onto the ocuch as my friend tries to comfort me. this is the beginning of a turning point in my life that deffines who i am today.
the summer ends and senior year begins. my head still filled with my friends death. everyone around me can tell somethings wrong, no matter how hard i try to hide it. after not even a month of school, i see a girl come into school. she slid down and was sitting on the floor crying. her closest friends are all around her. turns out her boyfriend, and classmate of mine had had a car wreck in the rainy august morning. that evening my dad and i went to the hospital where my classmate was. going into the icu area, we were looking for his room when we found one of the rooms was blocked off. i had gone around the blockade just to see if it was him. turns out not even his family was allowed too see him. i was staring into a room that held my dying classmate. a nurse saw my dad and me and rushed us out. we decided to go and speak with his...