Rosario Morales, the author of The Day It Happened, tells the story of a woman leaving her abusive husband.
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The Day It Happened Alex Macintyre By Rosario Morales February 14, 2003 Comp. & Lit. Rosario Morales, the author of The Day It Happened, tells the story of a woman leaving her abusive husband. In this day in age, it is important for people to read stories such as this. Today there are many people being abused physically and/or emotionally by their spouse.
When consulting with her friends, Josie decides to pack up and leave. Being sure to give her goodbye's, she and her neighbors waited for him to get home from work. After a while, Ramon came walking down the street towards the apartment not knowing what he was in for. After Josie confessed she was leaving him, Ramon, unexpectedly, dropped to his knees and begged for his wife back.
This short story helps me, as well as other readers, to become more aware of how serious abuse can be. As I read this story I learn to appreciate relationships and interaction between humans as a species. This story sparked a personal interest of our species and how we interrelate with one another. Reading literature such as this helps me to better myself for current and future relationships. I learn to appreciate our social skills and develop an understand of what I have no desire in becoming.
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