"Story I 4B"


My life had been happy till that day. I had a good job, an adorable family and I didn't have too many thoughts. Then in a few seconds I lost everything I had lived for; everything I had fought for. I knew that recovering wasn't going to be easy, and, in fact, I failed. That is why I started living in the past.(Damiano Colantuono)
When you believe your life can’t be any better than this, in a second you may find yourself with empty hands and a bitter taste in your mouth. Believe me. One day we found out that my lovely daughter Jane had a serious illness. The cure existed. Money was the problem. Jane was my most precious treasure and I would have given anything to save her. An afternoon like many others, I was at the usual bar pondering about what to do, waiting for somebody. The man arrived. He approacher nearer, ordered a glass of something without looking at me. After sipping slowly a bit of his wine, he turned to me and whispered something. ( Eleonora Stramacci) “We have the money to save your daughter”. Those words made me my blood ran cold...I asked for another glass of wine.
The man came up to me once again and said : “But there is a problem”.
I was afraid. I asked him about what the problem was about, but he replied to me that it was not the right place to talk about it. Suddenly a car stopped in front of the bar...Niccolò B.
"Do you accept?" the man said taking the last sip of wine. I knew that accepting was wrong, but love for my daughter was too great. I accepted. I took the last sip of wine too. The man stood up and told me to follow him. I paid the bill and got up to follow the stranger. We got out of the bar and went to the parked car. We sat on the back seats. A man with black glasses was driving, he didn't say a word. All the way there was silence, nobody said anything. The car windows were darkened, I couldn't see where we were going. I was scared and nervous. I was wondering whether that was the right decision. The car stopped. The man next to me told me to get off. I did it. I opened the door, got out of the car and what I saw was... (Eleonora S.)