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Fear Personal Essay

  • Submitted by: sherlockcory
  • on November 25, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 935 words

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Fear... It is one of the most sickening things a person can experience it manifests and takes over your entire body and freezes you to the spot. I thought I was scared because of what a little toy gun had gotten me into. It makes me laugh now as when you think of people in the army who face death everyday of their service to their country with real guns engaging enemy forces.   While I was engaging cars. And they couldn’t return fire. Lots of people have been the victim of gun crime and violence I was unaware of how dangerous, guns can be. I thought they were just a toy, a plaything. Little did I know they served a much sinister purpose elsewhere used for such crimes as robbery, intimidation, protection and last but by no means least 1st degree murder. Many celebrities and influential people such as 2pac, Proof, JFK and Martin Luther King have all been victim to such crimes.

I scarcely remember the walk down to the church, which is where it all took place, but what happened there that day I will remember for the rest of my life. Even the date is emblazoned into my mind: 30th of October. It was after school. Colin and I arrived at the church we messed around shooting random statues and broken windows in the church with little bb guns we had gotten the previous week when we went on holiday to Blackpool. We started to do rolls in the grass pretending we were in the army and the statues were the enemy forces trying to kill us. Of course, at the time I thought it was a great idea as we were young and idiotic and we wanted to get a cheap thrill out of it. We wanted to aspire to be the character from or favourite video game at the time which was Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which now I release, was juvenile and idiotic, the game we enjoyed so much had obviously had a negative effect on us and our behaviour.

As we walked towards the road the darkness swallowed us. We arrived at the main road. We were a useless aim as our first shots missed the cars by...

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