The day my life changed

2013-11-07 00:00

THE incident occurred a mere 13 years ago. I was at the delicate age of three. The daunting event still remains vivid in my head to this day.

We left the wholesale store, Makro, and drove our way to Ragland. When we arrived, the colossal doors greeted us. Beyond the doors lay the square counter that was lined with tills and situated perfectly in the middle of the entrance. Mountains made from material rolls lay around me. This place was a wonderland. The thrill of crawling beneath the large cutting tables, to summit the mountains of material, to climb into the fabric baskets, to search for “treasure” — which I now know to be sequins — this gigantic building represented one thing for me, adventure. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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