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Tag - My legs began to hurt. The cold wind crashed through my hair making my eyes, ears and nose ache. I knew that I couldn't run for much longer, this was the fifth field that we had been through, but where could I hide?

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Tag My legs began to hurt. The cold wind crashed through my hair making my eyes, ears and nose ache. I knew that I couldn't run for much longer, this was the fifth field that we had been through, but where could I hide? The endless flat fields that stretched out in front of me were now becoming a threat. I knew what was to come next....'Tag!' I doubled up as he punched me in the stomach and screamed as he pushed me onto the floor and started kicking me. It happened this way every time. It was as if he needed to take his anger out on someone and that person was always me. My mother never understood why I always came home in tears every time I had to 'play' with my cousin Jack. ...read more.

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My mother was absolutely distraught .I felt relieved. I could breathe out again but I still remembered his last words echoing in my mind: 'I'm gonna get you.' I learnt to push this thought into the back of my mind and my bruises heeled quickly allowing me to live a normal life- almost carefree compared to the suffering I had had to endure throughout my childhood. * * * I had chosen London especially. There were no fields to run through, no empty spaces and the busy, bustling London streets were forever occupied. I was never alone in the sense that at least I could ways hear something or someone near me. There were no dark corners here and help was only a phone call away. Some people considered me to be very strange, for, unlike most people, I loved living with neighbours who's dogs barked continuously throughout the day and night. ...read more.

Conclusion

'You have received one new email.' I jumped as I heard the unfamiliar sound of the computer. That was strange for me to be getting messages in the middle of the day; it was usually my husband who received the emails and always in the evening when he came home from work. As I walked over to the computer, I felt claustrophobic, as if all the air was being sucked away from me. The dogs outside stopped barking and the house was unnervingly still. 'You have received one new email.' I jumped a second time as the computer persisted to make me read the email. I opened the file but the page was blank albeit one sentence: 'I'm gonna get you'. As the old fears from the past were rekindled, I panicked and ran to the phone to call my husband. Feeling a tap on my back, I dropped the phone and fell to the ground just in time to hear a soft whisper in my ear: 'tag!' ...read more.

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