A Mother's Sacrifice

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: October 15, 2018

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A Mother’s Sacrifice

There was a beautiful young lady named Sheila Tuason who used to live with her mother. They were very poor and could earn to manage their needs. Sheila is 19 years old. She is thin and she has a pair of light- brown eyes. Also, she has a long, blonde, and wavy hair, has a fair white skin with long- thin legs, delicate fingers, beautiful arms and a sexy body. Her mother was Maria Tuason, a single parent. Maria was a hard working mother and very supportive to Sheila. Despite of their poorness Sheila’s mother use to sustain all the things she needs. Especially, Sheila is now a College student in Silliman University. She was a very intelligent student because of that she becomes a scholar student. Sheila has everything for she's an intelligent, beautiful and loved by her mother very much. Aside from that, she was not contented and wants more than that. Indeed, she was not satisfied. She wanted to be rich like her friends. Her mother was just poor and can only manage to earn their daily needs. She also wanted all the earthly and expensive things that her friends had though his mother could not afford for it. Sheila was embarrassed by it that's why she never tells her friends about her real status. Sheila goes out for party with her friends without care to her mother who is waiting outside in their small nipa house. She dance like a wild animal in the zoo. She drinks liquors like a cow that didn’t drink for years. She didn’t mind the time and had no intention to go home. Maria was very worried to her daughter so she went to her neighbour Delia to ask if she had seen Sheila. Their neighbours didn’t see her nor do neither know where is she. Maria went to his brother Mario and asks for help in order to find Sheila. Her brother tried to contact his niece but her phone keeps on ringing. A few minutes later, Mario’s phone rings (kring…kring…kring…) and he pick it up. Sheila’s friend was calling and said, “Is this the parent of Sheila?” then he answered “No, this is her uncle, do you know where she is? Her mother was very worried for her”. Sheila’s friend answered, “Yes, sir I know where is she”. Sheila’s mother together with his uncle went to the said address to pick Sheila. As soon as they arrived, Sheila’s friend accompanied her mother. When her mother try to assist and convince her to go home she push her mother and shouted “Who are you, you’re such a freak, don’t you ever touch me, you’re not my mother, who are you?” After a moment of silence Sheila’s mother got shock and tries to understand her daughter. Her mother decided to go home while his uncle didn’t get what is happening. Maria could not help herself to think what happened. She could not stop herself to cry and worry about her beloved daughter. She kneeled, bows her head and began to pray. Early in the morning, Maria cooks the favorite food of Sheila. She prepared it before her daughter comes home. When Sheila got home she directly go to shower and dress up to go to school. Her mother calls her for breakfast but Sheila pretends that she didn’t hear her mother. There was a guy named Kenneth Gonzaga. He is a tall handsome with a brown skin he had the sex appeal that could catch every attention of the girls. He is a kind of boy that uses girls for benefits in other words he’s a playboy. Kenneth has a tricks that he will bring he’s girls in an expensive restaurant then pretend that he forgot to bring his wallet or reason out that his wallet is gone. After that he will ask the girl to pay their bills. Kenneth used Sheila as his past time when he got bored. He even doesn’t know the status of her girlfriend. All he had known about Sheila was just a lie. He thought that he got the jackpot. On February 14, Kenneth use he’s trick to Sheila. Sheila didn’t expect for it, she had no money. She thinks way how to pay it because she don’t want to tell the truth that she had no money also for her to keep her secret safe. Sheila calls her mother and asks a big amount of money but her mother do not have that kind of money. Sheila lied to her mother she said, “Mother I need to finish and complete my project I need 5,000 pesos right now or other else I will fail”. Since her mother doesn’t want to fail her daughter she borrows money to her neighbours. Maria takes the money to Sheila. The young lady told her mother to leave it to the school guard. After a few minutes, Sheila told Kenneth that she needs to go in the comfort room but the truth is she needs to go out and get the money. Sheila run off, she’s in a hurry so that Kenneth won’t notice her. The restaurant and their school was just 1 km away. Sheila was in a hurry. She cross the crossing and was able to get the money in the school guard. On her way back, he got slip in the slippery road because of that she injured her left ankle and was not able to move. There was a fast approaching bus the road was slippery the bus driver was out of control and Sheila could not move. She just close her eyes and heard the loud “Beeeeeeeeep, beep, beep”. When she did not feel anything she opens her eyes and breathes a deep breath. The bus was able to stop and it was so close to her. When she try to move there was a motorcycle that got out of control and bump at her. It cause much injure to Sheila. All the people surround at her and tried to help. Sheila was still unconscious when she got to the hospital. Her mother heard the news and went fast to the hospital. When she arrived, her daughter was still in the operating room. Fifteen minutes later, the doctor asks who the guardian of Sheila Tuason is. Maria present herself and the doctor give a good news which is Sheila was now safe but the doctor explain that Sheila’s eyes got damage most and probably she could not see for the rest of her life. Maria cried and worried much to her beloved daughter. She could not bear that her daughter will be blind. She ask the doctor what to do and what is the best thing to do but the doctor said “I have nothing to do Ms. Tuason unless there will be an eye donor for your daughter”. The man who drove the motorcycle was also in a critical condition. He was so drunk that day which caused him into accident. The family of that man was very sorry for what happened. The doctor said, “The condition of the patient was critical I could not assure that he will be able to wake up since his spinal cord got much damage and hit his head that cause him coma, there is only 3% chance for him to wake up and if he wake up he could not be able to move, talk and etc.”. The family lost hope and was very sorry and they decided to donate an eye. When Maria heard that her daughter got an eye donor she was very happy. She always prays to God that the operation will become successful. The operation was scheduled 3 days starting from that day. Maria could not wait for it. After a few minutes Maria heard that the donor of her daughter died. She got disappointed and lost hope. She cry and cry while bowing her head and praying to God. She could not think clearly what to do. After 25 minutes she went to the doctor and decided to give her eyes to her daughter. She could not bear that her daughter will be blind at a young age so she decided to give her eyes because she believe that her daughter needed it more than her. She sacrifices her eyes for her daughter future. Kenneth felt sorry for Sheila. He visits her girlfriend and ask sorry for her but Sheila was still unconscious. Kenneth talks to the mother of Sheila and ask forgiveness. Because of that incident Kenneth had just realize that it was not good and decided to change. He takes good care Sheila until she recovers. When Sheila wakes up she saw Kenneth first. Sheila asks what happened then her boyfriend explain it to her every detail. Sheila cried after she heard what happened she find her mother but she could not find her. Maria decided that after the operation she will stay at her sister house at Davao Oriental because she thinks it’s for the better. She really loves much her daughter. She’s willing to give her life and endure all things just for her daughter. Months later, Maria was sitting and singing the lullaby she used to sing when Sheila was still a baby. When Maria was about to stand and go inside she heard a familiar voice singing her lullaby. She stops and starts to cry she knew that it was her daughter. Sheila run to her mother and hug her tightly. She kneeled down and asks forgiveness for all the things she did. Her mother held her hand and gets her stand then touches the beautiful face of her daughter. After that they day, they went back to their small nipa house and live happily.


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