Living her life for Him

You’re not the only one!

Posted on: March 1, 2008

Yesterday at school, i found out that i had won third place for an essay writing competition at school. It was kinda cool because i wrote that essay in about 10 minutes before we had to hand it in (that’s because i changed topics at the VERY last minute…) Anyway, Andy isn’t the only one who can write stories… But he kept saying i could have made it more interesting’ just because his essay was on the top of the ‘top posts’ list… Perasan gila guy… Anyway, here’s for you… ^^ 

The Day Her Life Changed
By, Angie Yong Mei Zhin

                    The discipline teacher looked angrily at her. She looked as though she was going for a beauty pageant. Her hair was highlighted in brown and was let loose. She had worn full make-up, shaped her eyebrows and wore pink shoes. The only hint of her being in school was her school uniform, which was at least 5 inches above her knees and made her pinafore look like a mini skirt. 

                    She looked down at the floor while teacher scolded her in front of the entire assembly. Tears streamed down her cheeks and mascara followed them down her cheeks. She looked at least five years older than she already was. Finally, the discipline teacher asked her to go into the teachers’ room. The girl followed silently and slowly, still not looking up. 

                    I watched as she disappeared into the teachers’ office and reappeared 15 minutes later looking a completely different person. Her hair was tied up tidily; her pink shoes were confiscated her face cleaned. But her tears were still flowing down her cheeks and it didn’t seem to stop. 

                    Pitying the girl, I went over and introduced myself and tried to comfort her. She suddenly started to pour out her sad story. She told me she had done all that she did to look prettier. Her mother was a demanding woman and always commented about her daughter’s looks. She always said that she was the ugliest daughter in the world and constantly called her an ‘ugly ducking’. 

                    I tried to show her friendship through this hard time she was facing. Finally, looking up at me with sore, red eyes, she told me that the discipline teacher had just expelled her, because she had broken too many rules. 

                    Five years has gone by since that fateful day. The same girl who had been expelled exactly five years ago called me to meet her at a restaurant. She remembered my friendship to her during her hardest turmoil, because she never had many friends. When I met her, she looked more beautiful than she did five years ago. Her hair had been dyed back to its natural color and she wore sophisticated and professional clothes. After treating me to a meal, she told me that she had called the discipline teacher two days ago and apologized. 

                    When I asked her what was currently happening in her life, she smiled and responded by saying, “I am now married to a great man, and have two children, whom I love dearly. I’m a child psychologist and work part time as a high school counselor.” I was very happy for her when I heard that. Before I parted ways, I asked her if that day five years ago was regretful. She simply replied, “I am really thankful for that day, because it turned my life around by 180 degrees…”

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17 Responses to "You’re not the only one!"

Nice wat.. no wonder u won! While I was doing this essay I was laughing and laughing and laughing. I don’t know why. Haha xD

Wah !!! u actually finish this in 10 minute ? Really impressive. Haha I bet you would have gotten first place if you have more time. Keep the good work up Andie.

~~Old Man SR~~

To JojoMojo : Hahax… What in the world?! Our class so super quiet during the entire thing le… Hehex…

To Old Man Sr : Thanx old man!! Inpressive le??~~ Hahax…

hi anfan giefie.. well done.. good essay.. hey, link me oo..

GG,

So proud of you!! Love you lots 🙂

Mum and Dad

nice one =) who got the 1st prize then?

Wenz : Thank you wenfen xinfin!!

Mum & Dad : Thanks mom…

Vivian : Yi En got first prize… Haha…

wow…nice one!!!u did this in 10minutes?? gosh.. wow yi en got the 1st lol i wonder wat is it about xD

Elaine : She did the same topic as me… It’s story writing… She said she simply write also… Lolx

wahhaa..u all so insulting …lol simply write also get top3 xD imagine those ppl who didnt get it who heard both of u saying this way lol xD

Hahaha… I know… So weird… Of course simply write got put some heart into it la… Hahax…

Sweet ! It is awesome man .. i love it … glad to noe u r such a great writer …

the previous one is me ya .. phoebs just using jo’s .. sry

Hahahaxx… Nice one phoebs!! Thanks ^^

HAHAHAHAHAHA! actually i kinda thought mine was HORRIBLE! You read it! It was an absolute disgrace. Maybe I flattered Pn Aliza too much. It was one of the worst essay i’ve ever written! But yours are just awesome!

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