the street racer

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THE STREET RACER Today is Chad's first day of college and he wants to become a mechanic. He also hopes to eventually become an owner of a shop. He has always enjoyed working on cars including his own. He likes the look of street racing cars and has always wanted to go see a race or be in one but has never had the chance. For the last few years he had been working hard and saving money and adding performance parts to his car. His mom has been very sick lately but nothing has been too serious so he isn’t too worried but he still thinks about her a lot. He is a very average student sometimes having problems when his mom gets sick but now that he’s in college he wants to do well and succeed. Later in the year he gets a phone call. “Hello.” “Good evening is this Chad?” “Yes who is this?” “This is Dr. Jones I am your mother’s doctor.” “Is there something wrong?” “I’m very sorry I have to tell you this but your mom is very sick and we are not sure if she’s going to make much longer.” “Oh my god is there anything that I can do?” “The only thing that you can do right now is to come visit her and try to make her fell better and distract her from some of the pain.” Chad stays silent he doesn’t know what to say. “Are you still there?” “Yes I need to go.” “I am sorry sir good bye.” “Bye” He doesn’t know what to do he wants to good in school so bad and get a good job, but he needs to go see his mom. The next day in school he dose nothing when he’s in class he cant pay attention to anything the teacher is saying all he can think about is his mom. “Yo Chad.” Says his good friend Jeff. “Chad.” “Chad!” “Oh sorry didn’t hear you what’s up.” “What’s wrong with you man you’ve been acting really strange today?” “Nothing.” “Tell me I know something is wrong” “No! I don’t want to talk about this right now.” “Alright whatever I got to go to class ill talk to you later.” “Hey Chad I'm going to class now!” “Sorry see you later.” The two of them walk away and Chad goes back to his dorm room to think about what he’s going do. He decides no matter how important school is to him his mom is much more important. He drives for hours to get to the hospital hi mom is at.

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