Laila

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Laila, an a 13 years old girl, was born on the 16th of November 1967. Mohammad was her father, and Joud was her mother. Her parents were so happy when she was born because she brought happiness to their house after many attempts of having a baby. Her father had a car rental company, and it was very famous in their city. Her mother was a principal in the school. One day they decided to go on a fishing trip to enjoy their weekend. As soon as they arrived, an old man who was holding a weird hook told them to be careful, because it’s dangerous near the sea and it might rain. They told him to not worry and they will be careful. They started fishing, singing, laughing, and having fun as much as they could. They were talking and remembering how life used to be before Laila came into their lives and how much happiness she brought with her and also her dad’s company started gaining a lot of money and her mother became a principal after being a teacher for ten years. They were suffering before Laila came. After hours of fishing and talking, it started getting dark and cold, so her dad lit the fire to get light and warmth from it. They had dinner, and the weather was getting colder and colder, and it became dark. Her dad told her to bring a flashlight and a blanket. The car was far away from the place they were sitting in, and it was a bit scary since everyone was leaving the sea and not enough lights out there. She was brave enough to walk into the dark toward their car. After some minutes of walking, she arrived at the car and brought what her father told her to bring. She started walking again in the dark toward her parents, but they were a bit far away from her. Suddenly, while she was walking, the sound of a gunshot came from the place her parents were sitting. She started running towards her parents, and she was full of fear and panic. As soon as she arrived she found both of her parents were killed. She didn’t believe what happened and started crying over her dead parents. While she was crying, she saw the weird hook, which the old man they saw when they arrived here was holding beside her parent’s dead bodies. She got shocked and called the police. After one hour the police arrived and took the dead bodies. Laila had no relatives except her grandfather and her grandmother who took her to live with them. Laila had so many talents, and one of them was drawing. She started painting when she was five years old. She used it to distract herself from thinking about her parents, and trying her best to forget what happened to them, but it was hard for her. After five years of her parent’s death, she graduated from school with a high GPA because she was smart. Her talent in drawing developed over the years, and she was the best painter in her school. She used to go to a lot of competitions and won a lot of them as the best painter. One day a big citywide competition was held in her city. And the judges of the competition are very famous painters. Once she heard about this competition, she told her grandma and grandpa that she will participate in this competition because it's so important for her career because the winner of this competition will be famous and known as the best painter in the city and will work with the famous painters, which are the judges in their company. The competition will begin in 2 months, and all the participants were supposed to draw the best painting they can do. Laila started preparing for the competition and drawing a lot to make sure that she is going to win the competition, and she used to draw day and night and put a lot of hard work into it. Only one month is left for the competition, and by mistake, Laila’s grandma spilled the tea all over the painting. Laila was shocked because she has been working on this painting for over a month and still hasn't completed it, and there is only one month left for the competition. She decided to start again and work on it all the time trying to finish it before the competition begins. One month later, she had finished the painting and was ready for the competition. Today is competition day, and it will reveal who is the best painter in the city. The painters brought their paintings to the competition grounds to show them to the judge. Laila’s turn came, and it's time to show the judge what she had drawn. The judges were amazed at the beauty of the painting. She had drawn her parents because she loves and misses them so much, and the painting was so beautiful. The evaluation of the paintings is over and it’s time to reveal who is the best painter in the city and the one who’s going to work with the famous painters in their company. After discussion, the judges decided that the winner is Laila. She couldn't believe it at first, and she was so happy because this was one of her dreams. All the city was happy for Laila, and now she is the best painter in the city and one of the famous painters. After ten years of hard work and a very amazing career, Laila decided to open her own company and sell her paintings to the world and donate the money she collected to needy people and orphans. Now She is the best painter in the world, and she has won a lot of awards for her amazing career and her support for needy people and orphans.

 


Submitted: January 03, 2021

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