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Magic in Life

Care, respect, and love

By Ainy AbrahamPublished about a month ago 3 min read
Magic in Life
Photo by Kostiantyn Li on Unsplash

In the busy city of Hammington, there was a boy named Timmy. He lived in a small house with his mom. They didn’t have much money, so life was hard. His mom worked in a factory as a daily wager. She was trying her best to meet the ends but still, life was hard for them. Timmy was always sad because he couldn’t buy cool toys like the other kids. He felt left out and lonely. He thought that his mom was responsible for all this. Most of the time he was annoyed and angry with his mom. He barely tried to understand the position of his mom.

Things were tough for him. At school, there was a mean boy named Billy who always picked on Timmy. He called him names and made fun of his old clothes, shoes, and bag. Timmy felt small and worthless whenever Billy was around. Such incidents were drawing him apart from his mother.

One day, Timmy was sitting alone at lunch when Billy and his friends came over. They started teasing Timmy and throwing food at him. Timmy felt tears burning in his eyes, but he tried to hold them back. He didn’t want to give Billy the satisfaction of seeing him cry. But then something unexpected happened. A girl named Sarah, who usually hung out with Billy, stepped forward. She told Billy to stop being mean to Timmy.

She said that Timmy was a good person and didn’t deserve to be treated like that.

Billy just laughed and walked away, but Sarah stayed with Timmy. Sarah sat down next to Timmy and asked him if he was okay. Timmy nodded, but tears started streaming down his face. Sarah put her arm around him and hugged him tight.

She told him that she understood how he felt because she had been bullied too when she was younger. Timmy couldn’t believe it. He had always thought that Sarah was just like Billy, but now he saw her in a different light.

She wasn’t just another mean kid; she was someone who understood him. And that made all the difference.

From that day on, Timmy and Sarah became good friends. They would sit together at lunch and talk about everything. Timmy felt happier than he had in a long time, knowing that he had someone who understood him.

His mom got sick and had to go to the hospital. Timmy was scared and didn’t know what to do. He felt lost and alone like the world was crashing down around him.

Sarah tried to help Timmy as best she could, but there was only so much she could do. Timmy’s mom got worse and worse, until one day she didn’t wake up. Timmy was heartbroken. He felt like his whole world had been ripped apart. Sarah tried to comfort Timmy, but nothing could take away the pain he felt.

He missed his mom more than anything, and he didn’t know how to go on without her. He had realized her position in his life. He wished he could turn back time and tell his mom how much he loved her before it was too late.

In the end, Timmy realized that true understanding wasn’t enough to make the pain go away. Sometimes, bad things happen no matter how much one wishes they wouldn’t.

His uncle Mathew asked Timmy to live with him and his wife Kareena. He had no children and wished to adopt Timmy.

Timmy did not want to leave his home but Sarah convinced him as it was not easy for a 14-year-old to live alone and meet both ends. Mathew was happy to adopt Timmy. He tried his best to comfort him in his new house. Kareena also played a positive role in making him happy.

This time Timmy knew that his Uncle and Aunt deserved the best from him so he always tried to be polite and respectful. He was happy for whatever they had. They were like a happy family trying to help each other at every step of life.

Timmy has learned the magic that can change an ordinary life into a special one.

Originally published in Medium

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About the Creator

Ainy Abraham

Listening to stories has always captivated me. Now, I want to share my thoughts through my stories.

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  • Ameer Bibi29 days ago

    Simple , amazing Fabolous story

  • Alex H Mittelman about a month ago

    Great story! Well written! I loved the donkey and the broom!

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