fear anecdote.docx - Bushra Hasan AP Lang period 3 Mingrone...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Bushra Hasan AP Lang, period 3 Mingrone My Name is Hasan My name is Hasan. I might be Bushra, but in truth, I’m just a Hasan to everyone else. My mother hustled down the stairs, rubbing sleep from her eyes, after hearing the violent ringing of the front doorbell. She fumbled for the lights to see who was outside at this most unconventional hour. The silhouettes of two tall men were illuminated by the dim porch light. I heard my father’s footsteps coming down the stairs, but my eyes were glued to the men, who wore coarse green and tan uniforms. My mom opened the door, and I huddled beside her. From my view, as one man shifted his body weight, I caught the glimpse of a thick black rod of metal resting peacefully on the man’s back. I think my father saw this stick as well. My father tipped his chin up slightly, as to exhibit pride and defiance of authority. “Hello, who are you?” my mother greeted nervously. The men were wearing green hats shaped like turtle shells. One man adjusted his turtle shell and furrowed his blonde brows at my
Image of page 1
Image of page 2

Want to read both pages?

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read both pages?

  • Spring '08
  • SIDES

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern