Falling in Love with Life Again

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By Maya Kiusalaas “You should be so happy you are alive”, the nurse said as she pulled the respiratory tube out of my mouth and I regained consciousness. I had no idea where I was or why I was here. Bright blueish light and beeping machines surrounded me. I turned around and saw my mum and dad, sitting next to me, happy to meet my eyes, but not without a hint of fright at what I had been capable of. As I opened my mouth to speak I felt a…