Taming The Beast Essay

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My leg trembles like a earthquake on the metal platform as I climb into the plastic seat of the roller coaster. I tell myself I can do this, I can do this. The the metal train starts to move slowly away from the platform. I clutch the handlebars even tighter as we begin our ascent to the top.

I look around which makes me feel even more nervous. Euaaggchch! Vomit came out of my mouth and fell to the ground far below. I try to look straight forward for now on. Suddenly peoples hands shoot up and we drop like a stone in a lake. My stomach feels like it is going to come out of my mouth as we drop the 10 stories. The worst isn't over yet. Everything goes dark.

I wake up on hard concrete, with ...view middle of the document...

Everything goes dark.

I wake up on hard concrete, with people surrounding me. One of them is pressing a cool, damp towel to my forehead. Another is taking my pulse, and behind them is my mother looking frightened as usual. “Ben are you alright?” She asks. “I'm fine.” Even though my vision is still a little blurry on the edges.

I decide I want to go back and tame the coaster. I climbed back into the plastic seat, this time more confident, I block out my fear of roller coasters and I actually have fun. I never thought I would say that, but, I really did. I wanted to go back for another ride, but the park was closing.
My leg trembles like a earthquake on the metal platform as I climb into the plastic seat of the roller coaster. I tell myself I can do this, I can do this. The the metal train starts to move slowly away from the platform. I clutch the handlebars even tighter as we begin our ascent to the top.

I look around which makes me feel even more nervous. Euaaggchch! Vomit came out of my mouth and fell to the ground far below. I try to look straight forward for now on. Suddenly peoples hands shoot up and we drop like a stone in a lake. My stomach feels like it is going to come out of my mouth as we drop the 10 stories. The worst isn't over yet. Everything goes dark.

I wake up on hard concrete, with people surrounding me. One of them is pressing a cool, damp towel to my forehead. Another is taking my pulse, and behind them is my mother looking frightened as usual. “Ben are you alright?” She asks. “I'm fine.” Even though my vision is still a little blurry on the edges.

I decide I want to go back and tame the coaster. I climbed back into the plastic seat, this time more confident, I block out my fear of roller coasters and I actually have fun. I never thought I would say that, but, I really did. I wanted to go back for another ride, but the park was closing.
My leg trembles like a earthquake on the metal platform as I climb into the plastic seat of the roller coaster. I tell myself I can do this, I can do this. The the metal train starts to move slowly away from the platform. I clutch the handlebars even tighter as we begin our ascent to the top.

I look around which makes...

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