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Split Second Decision I have very strong memory of the summer holidays in India at the age of 16. We were staying at my grandparents' house in Bombay. I still remember the whole event in the back of my head It was very humid day probably the hottest day I have experienced, I remember it was around 35*c. Every one was frustrated because of the heat so my Dad decided to go out and do some shopping so every one agreed to go out apart from me as I was invited to play cricket with the other boys. I was very keen to go and play cricket because I have never played such game before in my life. ...read more.


The next thing I knew the noise was increasing and someone was calling "Help help! Somebody please help us! Help" I was very anxious and didn't know what was going on inside the house, and then suddenly smoke was coming out the window. So I decided to go and find out I asked the other boys as well to help me out so they all agreed to help me. I ran straight to the house door and rang the door bell so that some one could open but no one answered so I decided to break the door. I used a cricket bat to break the door lock I was hitting as hard as possible to break and I guess the luck was on my side so brake open the door. ...read more.


I was so frightened that the women was dead all because of me that I took long time to go inside the house. Then one of the fire men approached me before he says anything I asked him what happened to that woman is she all right? The fireman replied 'The lady will be all right, she had inhaled too much smoked. That is why she was unconscious' And the fireman also told me that it was very stupid of me to go in side the house because I had risked my life as well as the others, but I wonder, though, what you would have done if you were in my place. Pratik Patel GCSE English ...read more.

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