They Kidnapped My Baby Sister
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I was six years old, the year was 1966. Mom left me alone in a plaza
with my one year old sister in a perambulator.
She went inside to do the grocery and asked me to take care
of her while she picked a few items;
Along came two teenagers. Inching closer to the carriage they peeked inside,
"OOOOH she's cute, is this your baby sister ?"
The next comment froze me where I stood,
"We are going to take her, " one of them said,
while the other grabbed the handles of the carriage
They shoved me aside and took off.
I was in shock but I managed to run inside. Sobbing I told my mom
they had stolen my baby sister ;
Mom ran out of the store and chased after them.
They ran fast but mom ran faster with me lagging behind.
Suddenly they got scared when they heard her yell and pushed the carriage in the middle of the road. Mom grabbed it before a car came by,
but slashed her leg on the steel frame while saving my sister from a car.
All my life I have had an intense fear of losing someone dear
Mom and dad both are both gone now, but the memory of that day
will live inside of me forever.
This is a true story and it happened to me.
June 5, 2021
Contest Name: A Tender Moment From Childhood
Sponsor Name: Malabika Ray Choudhury
Copyright © Mystic Rose Rose | Year Posted 2021
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