My Crystal Moment

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There are moments in our lives that we a not likely to forget. These special moments in time can be either good or bad. Sometimes a rough patch in life can make or break a person’s will. It was once said that tough time never last, but tough people do. I have had many crystal moments throughout my 24 years of life. One moment I would like to share is when I first got my driver’s license. I grew up in a very quiet neighborhood away from anything remotely fun for a teenager in high school to do. There was no bus line on that side of town; even if you wanted to walk the nearest gas station was at least 3 miles away. My sister started driving at 15 with no license, but I my parents made it very clear they didn’t trust me with the car like they trusted my sister. When I turned 15, I begged my parent’s to let me to go take my learner’s permit test with no such luck. Frustrated I did something I did not even know I was capable of doing. I took the car without permission, not to mention it was like my first time driving. I picked all my friends up trying to showing off. However it didn’t take long for it to be clear I had no clue what I was doing; I hit a mailbox making a wide turn and really was a threat to any one on the road at that time. Upon attempting to drop my friends off I made a wide turn hitting the gas, hitting a car coming out of the neighborhood and doing damage to both cars. After hitting the car it set off wide spread panic between me and my friends. The old lady I hit was not taking any chances and called the police. I took a look around and noticed it was just me. Apparently my friend’s wanted no part of the police showing up. When the police showed up he asked for my permit I told him I didn’t have one. The police officer lectured for a while then put me in the back of the police car. I didn’t know at that point what was worst going to jail, or

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