Inner Strength-Personal Narrative Analysis

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There is no limit to the power of inner strength. I learned this when I was involved in a UTV accident that caused serious injury to my right shoulder. I still remember how I felt as it happened. It was an experience that has changed my life and taught me just how strong I really am. I remember me and my brother, Jon, had just finished fixing a used bright, shiny red go-kart. It was beautiful, fast, and gleamed in the July sun. My grandparents were over and we are showing off for them, like teenage boys with a new toy do. We started spinning doughnuts in our back yard, out of our family’s sight. That is when it first happened. We were having fun, when, suddenly the front right wheel dug into the ground and we stopped and started to tip onto…show more content…
My dad and grandpa come running and, as they tip us back on our wheels, I am yelling, “Shoulder, my shoulder is out.” By this time my mom and grandma are shouting, “What happened?” “Is he okay?” My dad rushed me 30 minutes to the ER. At the ER they ask the usual questions. They put me in a hospital gown, not easy when I can’t move my arm. As I am lying in the hospital bed, I remember the smell; you know the smell only hospitals have. A mix of sickness, bleach, and something else I can’t identify. After that, x-rays reveal the problem, a dislocation of my shoulder. I looked down at it and shivered. You could see the ball of the shoulder on the front side of my shoulder. It took some powerful medicines to relax the muscles and relieve the pain. The doctor comes in and slowly raises my arm to straight out at my side. He pushes up and the most relief I have ever felt rushes over my body. I hear and feel the ball return with one noise. POP! It is back, but this is only the beginning of a long journey and would not be my last time in the ER. Throughout this whole event, I don’t give up, don’t cry, and I don’t let it get me down. I have the power of composure, of inner

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