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One day a few kids were walking down the road so I thought it would be cool if I told him to jump into a river, I even knew that he could swim, so he did. When he started to drown I realized that he could die so I jumped in and got him out. He forgot that I told him to do it and was thanking me for saving him.
That was just that start of it but things began to look up. We found ourselves jobs out in Weed. It was a very nice place. Nice people and nice scenery. One day we went out and he saw a lady wearing a red dress so he touched it and the girl screamed so he couldn’t let go. She ran away and he skirt was torn and she told the people of Weed that he raped her so we had to run away and hide in farms irrigation. We waited till night and left. We were back on the road to find yet another job. We found this place out near Soledad. So we got a coach there but the coach dropped us of 4 miles away from the ranch. We were expected to be there the night before and arrived there the next day in the late afternoon. When we got there and the boss wasn’t too happy about that but got on with it and took our names down. We began work straight after dinner trying to make up for any time we missed.
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The next day we were out playing Horse Shoes and I lost so I went over to the barn where I found Candy who was as white as a ghost and as I walked closer to him, I saw why. There in front of me was Curley’s wife, dead! We knew that only one person could break someone’s neck and it was Lennie.
I set off to find him but I knew where he would be. I head Curley saying that he would shoot Lennie’s guts so I knew what I had to do. I found him sitting by the pond just like I told him. I began telling him about how its going to be and to picture it just over the pond. I got to his favourite bit about how he could tend the rabbits, put the gun up behind his head and pulled the trigger. He fell to the ground without even shivering. I heard the shot roll over the hills and threw the gun away. Lennie was dead!