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Best Friend

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Jess and I met at nursery and became best friends straight away. I liked her curly blonde hair and the way she could make anything funny. We went through everything together. We were almost like sisters, we were inseparable. She was one of the funniest, sociable girls in our year and I was quite shy, but we told each other everything and I knew we would be friends for life. We would give each other silly makeovers, make up fantasy kingdoms where we were fairy princess who rode on pure white Pegasus ponies, go exploring down in the woods, sleep over each other's houses nearly every day. She could change a frown into a smile when I felt down, she would understand my problems and help solve them, she was worth more than gold and would give all the love a heart could hold. ...read more.

Middle

The lifeguards reached her just as her blonde head sank beneath the waves. They pulled her out of the water, she was conscious but had inhaled a lot of water. They had her taken to the nearest hospital. I visited her in hospital that evening. She looked absolutely fine, I didn't understand why she was in hospital. The doctor explained that they needed to observe Jess, in case she was affected by secondary drowning. He reassured me that she would be fine, it was just a precaution. The next day I got a call from Jess's mum, telling me that my beautiful, laughing friend Jess had died. I felt numb. I couldn't even cry, I just staggered downstairs to my mum. ...read more.

Conclusion

I felt like she had betrayed me, or like she didn't want to be my friend any more. When I got home my mum told me Jess had been taken into hospital after having bad chest pains. I visited her in hospital that evening, when I saw her in When I got home my mum told me Jess had been taken into hospital after feeling faint and dizzy, and eventually becoming unconscious. Jess was diabetic and I wondered if it had anything to do with her collapsing. It did. Jess was suffering from hypoglycaemia, low blood sugar. I visited her in hospital that evening, when I saw her in her bed I had one of the biggest shocks I'd had. Jess just lay there sleeping. She was so pale and weak. I wondered if she would get better. The doctors reassured me that she would be ok ...read more.

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