Personal Narrative Essay

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“In a high speed chase, suspect on a black motorcycle, we are going 110 miles per hour.” Silence… Crash! Bang! Clash! In the middle of the intersection laid my dad, a police officer, and a criminal. As both men hit the scorching hot concrete, the criminal tried to flee the scene of the accident, but my dad used all of the strength he had left to pull out his Taser and take him down. By the time, the first responding officers arrived on the scene my dad laid unresponsive; the officers called “officer down” not knowing the extent of his injuries. Once the paramedics assessed him, they determined that he might have life threatening injuries; they rushed him to Parkland hospital because of their outstanding trauma unit. When my dad became…show more content…
After multiple tests, the doctors decided that it would be best if he stayed at the hospital overnight for observation because he had a major head injury, a torn tendon in his elbow and a fractured coccyx. Once everything had calmed down and my mom knew all of the information about my dad, she worried about telling my sister and…show more content…
Instead of going home to an empty house, we went to the store to get my dad cards and balloons. We wanted to keep our minds off the worry and fear of how our dad was doing because we knew there was nothing we could do to help. After we left the store, we went home and waited until we heard from my mom. This night was the longest night of my life, I had no sleep and all night I thought about what would have happened if he had not survived the accident. The next day my dad came home in the late afternoon and I was beyond excited to see him. Officers, friends and family were in and out of our house to check on my dad and bring food so my mom would not have to cook. Even though my dad was home, I knew the hardest part was not

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