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To kill a Mocking Bird parody

I’ve lived in this run-down town for years now. It feels like centuries. Hawesville, Georgia is a nasty place with up to no good people, my uncle included. Uncle Curtis, or King Curtis as he is called, is a man with no morals. Everyday he wares the same clothes and goes out with his friends leaving his 9-year-old niece on her own, me. My name is Mary and I’m from New York. With my parents passed away, the only place for me to go was here. Out of all the years I have spent here, I have only made one friend, Alyson. She is a very nice girl and we play together everyday. She can’t come to my house because my uncle forbids it. He cannot stand black people.

‘Someone help!’ The screams came from outside. Fearing for the worst, I peeked over my windowsill to see what was happening. It was very hard to make out what was going on as a crowd started to slowly develop. Because I was the curious type, I needed to find out. Closing the front door behind me, I started to make pace towards the scene of the crime. A chill ran down my spine as my eyes made contact. Someone tried to pull me away from the crisis, but it was too late, I had seen enough. It was Susan, someone in my class. Except from she was hurt, bad. Patches of dark red scabs had covered up her face and what was her bright white skirt was now a dark, flimsy rag. She was twitching uncontrollably trying to just get air in. Then all of a sudden, someone shrieked out, ‘it was the Mary’s. I saw them myself!’ To this day, I had never seen such change in emotions from sorrow to revenge. In a flash, the people weeping over the lifeless body now were carrying pitchforks to Alyson’s house. They wanted her parents dead.

Thankfully Police got there first, but they were forced to compromise with putting the Mary’s on trial. At the trial, I felt sorry for Alyson. She was facing the…...

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