Hi! This is my entry for the short story writing competition.please respond/confirm when you receive my entry.
The date is 28th October, the year 3019. It was on this day 11 year’s back that the story’s protagonist Helen was adopted by a couple – Lucas and Hector. For this special day the couple were going to The Earth Museum located in Ashlew City on the planet Mars. (oh, didn’t I tell you?) The Earth is now just a barren land. Humans shifted to Mars when Space Agencies confirmed the presence of water on the red planet. The Earth Museum is a place where the youth could learn more about their historical cultural identity from Earth. “There were many amazing places on Earth. Who knows maybe we will be able to show you one day?Tell me Helen which zone do you want to visit first? “aaked Hector.”Forests!” replied Helen. “the Forests were home to more than half of the planet’s Flora and fauna. Trees cleaned the air and released oxygen for all of us to breathe. There was no need to wear these body suits on Earth like we do here. And we wouldn’t have had to wear these if we had been more cautious. Humans would cut these life-giving trees relentlessly to fulfill their own greed. Look where it led us to! Anyway,Helen race me to the Ocean Zone.If you win I will buy you a small bottle of mineral bottle from the restaurant that you like so much! “said Lucas. Helen and Lucas started running although the former couldn’t win. “Helen, the ocean’s were home to millions of marine animals.Do you remember what animals are? “asked Hector. ” Animals were the species who lived on Earth along with humans. I remember reading about them in history class! “replied Helen. Both Lucas and Hector were very happy to hear their daughter know so much about animals. ” You know Helen you could have gotten to see some of those animals if it hadn’t been for selfish humans who polluted the water bodies.oh! How I miss The dolphins,the Whales, The Seals all of them.Do you remember Hector our first meeting? ” asked Lucas. Hector replied immediately ” I cannot forget that day! We had met at a zoo. It was while watching the Dolphin Show that we sat together when you spilt that ice cream on me and took me out to dinner to apologize. It was the same place where you proposed for marriage three years later. Oh I can never forget that day!” Lucas added” I can still hear what the others people at the restaurant told us. How they criticised us and tried to humiliate us for being homosexuals.”Helen immediately enquired ” Wait a minute you are telling me you weren’t accepted because of your sexuality? But that’s horrible. You know what, I have realised what was wrong with the peolpe of Earth. There was lack of awareness. If it wasn’t so then I would have also gotten to see dolphins and the rainbow. I promise that from now on I am going to work to spread awareness for the difficulties we all can face if this selfishness goes on. My mission starts Now.” Lucas and Hector had tears on the eyes mesmerized by the words their daughter just uttered. They were equally inspired to work towards awareness for problems like climate change.So dear reader I hope you are inspired to do the same
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