A Heart Of Gold

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When Anthony was younger, he was involved in a car accident with his family. He came out of the accident with a few broken bones, his parents, Judy and Mark came out with a couple of cuts and bruises and a broken bone or two. However his younger brother, Cody, who is 10 years younger than him came out worst. The accident caused him massive head injuries causing brain damage. Due to the brain damage it stunted his brain age. He now has the brain age of a 6 year for the rest of his life.

His parents aren't the best people in the world, in fact they're selfish and only care about their jobs. They find it difficult with the youngest son, Cody and don't know how to cope, the eldest son, Anthony, on the other hand takes on the role of his carer and would do anything to make sure that his brother was okay. So when it came to Cody being in trouble with school, Anthony would always be there. But when Anthony returns home from school one day, he finds that his brother has been taken away from him and been put in a home for children with mental health problems by his parents.

Every day he goes to visit his brother, taking care of him. Spending time with his brother means that he's isolating himself from the outside world. He doesn't want to be with anybody other than his brother. To take care of him, this means not having someone special to be with. But what happens when one day he meets a woman who so happens to be the woman of his dreams. At first he's afraid because some people may be freaked out by the fact he has a brother with mental health problems. Heather however, doesn't care about it, this shows him then that she is the woman of his dreams. However the more time he spends with her, Cody feels like he's being pushed away, and now Anthony feels that he has to choose between his brother or her. Who will he choose?

But with all the complications of having the mind of a child, sad things can happen. And will she be the one that he needs to have a shoulder to cry on?

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A Heart Of Gold

Submitted: July 24, 2012

When Anthony was younger, he was involved in a car accident with his family. He came out of the accident with a few broken bones, his parents, Judy and Mark came out with a couple of cuts and bruises and a broken bone or two. However his younger brother, Cody, who is 10 years younger than him came out worst. The accident caused him massive head injuries causing brain damage. Due to the brain damage it stunted his brain age. He now has the brain age of a 6 year for the rest of his life.

His parents aren't the best people in the world, in fact they're selfish and only care about their jobs. They find it difficult with the youngest son, Cody and don't know how to cope, the eldest son, Anthony, on the other hand takes on the role of his carer and would do anything to make sure that his brother was okay. So when it came to Cody being in trouble with school, Anthony would always be there. But when Anthony returns home from school one day, he finds that his brother has been taken away from him and been put in a home for children with mental health problems by his parents.

Every day he goes to visit his brother, taking care of him. Spending time with his brother means that he's isolating himself from the outside world. He doesn't want to be with anybody other than his brother. To take care of him, this means not having someone special to be with. But what happens when one day he meets a woman who so happens to be the woman of his dreams. At first he's afraid because some people may be freaked out by the fact he has a brother with mental health problems. Heather however, doesn't care about it, this shows him then that she is the woman of his dreams. However the more time he spends with her, Cody feels like he's being pushed away, and now Anthony feels that he has to choose between his brother or her. Who will he choose?

But with all the complications of having the mind of a child, sad things can happen. And will she be the one that he needs to have a shoulder to cry on? Read Chapter


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