Personal Narrative On Death

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Appreciate every moment It’s occasionally said that human beings are the only creatures who are mindful of their own death. Is it actually true? The term death isn’t often thought of as being very important. We live in a death denying culture. No one wants to think of death. It’s a dark and gloomy place that no one wants to go, it’s the big elephant in the room, everyone sees it but no one has the courage to talk about it. Few people can grasp the idea of how death could disfigured the life of someone it comes in contact with. I was among the naive up until my sophomore year in high school. I didn’t think of myself dying or anyone close to me, i was only concerned about the present. It all started with a fight. My father’s death has greatly…show more content…
Before I am able to tell you exactly what happened I have to tell you what lead up to the horrific moment in my life. Two months before my dad disappeared out of my life he repeatedly told my siblings and I that he loved us, and we always replied with “we know dad, we love you too” without knowing that he was making sure we knew he loved us before he passed away. It was a rainy fall night, my mom was on her way to” BINGO” and my siblings and I were laying around the house waiting for the rain to stop. My Dad was outside drinking and my mom kept telling him to come inside. “Tony, come in side, there is no reason to be outside drinking in the rain!” My dad would just look at her and smirk. So my mom paid him no attention and walked out from the porch to the car, Got in and drove off. My dad got up from the porch and came inside. He was mumbling to himself. I looked at him questioning if he was drunk or not and he looked back at me and said in a playful tone “what are you looking at?” I didn’t answer him, I just looked back at the computer and shook my head. He continued with what he was doing and then disappeared back onto the porch, or so we thought. In any culture we do not prepare for death while we are alive. Yes, we have insurance
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