My most embarrassing and frightening experience!

Essay by nette101High School, 10th gradeA+, March 2006

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Have you ever wanted something so badly that you would do anything to get it? Whether it was that special someone you have had your eyes on for a while or that new sixty inch plasma TV you saw in the electronics store. Often people go through drastic measures to get these things. They lie. They steal. They even go so far as murder. I know because I was once like those people. I wanted something so badly that I chose to do the only thing I thought I could do to get it. I stole it. It was the most frightening and embarrassing experience I have ever had. It was late afternoon, around six o'clock, when my parents and I left for the grocery store. I was use to this because lately it had become a weekly routine. The week before, I saw something in the grocery store that had really caught my eye.

It was an aisle filled with candies. Lollipops, Skittles, Hershey Kisses, and Bubble Gum, you name it, they had it. It was everything a child could ever ask for. From that day on, I knew I had to have them.

Next week flew by so quickly and I found myself in the aisle again looking at the never ending piles of candy. I left mommy and daddy in the meat section and I headed for the mountain of sweets. The meat section was so boring. Who wouldn't pick an aisle filled with candies over raw dead meat? Inside the grocery store, music played softly as people pushed metal carts around the store constantly picking groceries off the shelves. It was like I was surrounded by a bunch of programmed robots. I felt different from everyone else. I felt I had something to do tonight. This...