Short Story

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Short Story Meet John, he is a 13-year-old student at St. Mark's School

in North London. He is an only child who lives with his mother and

father in a small house near to the school. Carl is a clever student

and is seen with a great deal of potential. He is also a popular boy

and liked by teachers and many other students. Carl is a very handsome

young man as well. He is a tall young man with dark tanned skin and

short black hair. Carl also has a 100% attendance record as he enjoys

school and likes seeing his friends every day.

It is a Wednesday afternoon and Carl is at home doing his homework in

the living room when his father Alan walks in, in rather a good mood,

it appears he has news. Carl is very anxious to hear what his father

has to say so he rushes towards him and says,

" Why are you in such a good mood dad?"

His dad replied by saying,

" Is your mother in as I have some news which will affect the three of


" Yes father, she is in the kitchen, I'll go and get her" replied


Carl then raced to the kitchen and called his mother Carol into the

living room where his father was. Carl was now starting to worry and

feel nervous. Then he looked at his father, who at that point was

grinning like a Cheshire cat and said,

" Dad please hurry up and tell us as I am starting to feel tense."

" OK" he replied with a look of glee, " I have just been speaking to

my manager who as told me that there is a promotion available. Instead

of being just a normal insurance consultant there is a managerial

position available fo...

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Carl crashed into Tim. Suddenly the CD's dropped straight from their

jackets to the floor. Michael and John spotted what had happened so

they decided to run home whilst Carl and Tim stood there frightened of

what would happen to them.

Within an hour Carl and Tim were sitting down the local police station

with their parents who happened to be furious. Carl and Tim happened

to be lucky with the outcome though; they were let of with a caution.

Although their names would be on police records for five years they

knew they would never steal anything again. That was a first

experience they'd rather forget. Carl and Tim were in a lot of trouble

with their parents but they were still able to hang around together

and they became the best of friends. And as for the two that ran away,

Carl and Tim never spoke to them again.

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