Wiam Hilali -Mother-


Before sadness

Amy was very happy before the death of her mother. But, there was something that made her a little bit sad. At school, Mary, a proud girl, disturbed her. Mary always took Amy's lunch, and always made trouble for the poor Amy. Everyday, like this. But, one day, Amy came home, and told her parents. In the morning, the parents told the teacher, and this was the end of Amy's trouble.Amy was relieved for the first time.

The beginning of the problems

One day, when Amy was at holidays, Helen became sick. So, Harry (Helen's husband) called the doctor in the phone.

- "Hi doctor, can you come now ? My wife is sick.

- Ok, can you give me your address ?

- Yes of course..."

The doctor came late, but he examines Helen, and he had not good news.

- " I am sorry, but your wife isn't in a good health.

- What ? Has she got an incurable disease ?

- Quite right, her disease name is Creutzfeldt-Jakob.

- And what is it, Doctor ?

- It is quite rare, affecting one in a million, but is a fatal degenerative disease that cripples your nervous system. This transmissible spongiform encephalopathy is usually caused by an abnormal version of a protein called a "prion", which often affects biological processes. The most common symptoms include personality changes, depression, anxiety, impaired thinking, memory loss, insomnia, blurred vision, difficulty swallowing, difficulty speaking and jerky movements.

- Is it murderer ?

- Unfortunately, yes.

Then, Harry was surprised, and he cried all night next to his wife. Amy also didn't know what to do, she was very sad.

Tomorrow, Harry decided to take his wife to the city, to see all the available doctors. One of these doctors told him that his wife was in the last level, because this disease had seven levels, and Helen was in the seventh, so she had not much time, she may die after a little while. Harry became very, very sad. So, he went back home with Helen waiting for death.

Last day ! Last tear !

Helen's end was nearest day by day, but, before she dies, she told har husband something:

- " Harry, if I die, please, keep care of Amy, and give her to a woman, because she needs the tenderness of a woman. Can you?

- Helen... You know I love Amy, and I can't let her go.

- I know, but you should do that for me and for Amy.

After this conversation, Helen died, and in her face, we can see a big tear which is her last one.

Harry did what his wife told him to do, he gave Amy to a woman, in the city, who was called Bridget. She was very loved in her residential area, all the children loved her, she organised a party on Sundays, and all people, including old men and women, came to the party. Amy was happy outside and sad inside, she didn't forget her mum, she dreamt about her death every night, but Tatty Bridget helped her to sleep, and told her a story, so she slept.

Even if Amy's life appeared happy, her sadness was inside. And even if Bridget took care of her, Amy will never forget her mum, because mother is the core of life. Her tenderness, her kindness, her beautiful caracter makes the mother not found.


Wiam Hilali written by my own my story

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