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A Sudden Change of Heart and Mind

by Anonymous | Score: 4200

"Charlie, it's just a game."
"Yeah but I'm usually so good at it!"
"It's ok," Charlie's mom, Molly, said as she turned on the radio. She wanted to see if roads would be closed on the way to her work. They lived about 30 minutes from her work and the pharmacy needed her. Plus she loved when the kids from across the street came in to look at the store. She heard that the route she takes was open and she got ready to go to work. 
"Don't play all day Charlie!" 
"Yes, mom!" She opened the door at the same time that their neighbor walked out. She assumed he was on his way to the ambulance hall. It would be a busy day for him with all of the snow. 
"Morning Caleb."
"Figures," She mumbled under her breath while rolling her eyes. She unlocked her car, opened the door, and climbed inside. Molly removed the clamp holding the visor shut and checked her reflection in the mirror. She put the car in drive and headed down the road. Suddenly the car began to shake and she knew it was an earthquake. She stopped the car and was waiting for the earthquake to subside when a truck came barreling down the road. It smashed into the front of her car causing her head to slam into the dashboard. Her ears wouldn't stop ringing and when they did everything was silent. The driver of the truck got out and on the side of it she read, "Mark's Building Co." He came up to the window and very calmly and smugly tapped on the window but she couldn't hear a thing. She opened the door and sa

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Your character loses a game
Prop Include a radio
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter S
Character A passionate pharmacist
Words Reach 100 words
Character A reserved paramedic
Letter Use the letter D
Prop Include a clamp
Event An earthquake hits
Words Reach 200 words
Event Your character goes deaf
Character A confident builder

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