A girl tried to wiggle away as her mother combed her hair into two tight braids. Crying only made her receive a big slap on her head and an even tighter braid. She knew getting angry will make matters worse. As a revenge, she threw her lunch in a dustbin outside school and ran away to take some next subway.
Newspaper headlines: A little girl goes missing
A man woke up from a wonderful dream. He shot up from his bed with the most radiant smile, bathed while humming his favourite songs, thought the burnt toast was yummy, made a phone call, put on FM channel as he started his car but didn’t get a chance to blink before he crashed into an old woman who almost jumped in the middle of road from nowhere.
Newspaper headlines: An old woman hit by a car
A young woman stood outside a cafe shop. She was about to leave for office when she received a surprise call. She tucked the sandwich under her arm, checked her wrist watch for time and emailed her boss that she is very sick today. She decided against taking the bus home as she needed to kill time. If she reached home early she was sure she would die of excitement. Her heartbeat was galloping today and she needed to take a long detour to home. She was crossing the bridge when she thought she heard someone crying behind the pillar. The sound was childlike and muffled. Maybe somebody needed the sandwich more than she did. The world was a bright bright place today and she was going to make it brighter. She jumped over the next stone as she walked towards the pillar only to face a masked man pointing his pistol at the head of a nun.
Newspaper headlines: A drug addict kills two women for money
What no newspaper can ever report perhaps:
That girl with two tight braids in Manhattan had thrown away the food poisoned by her mom out of pure disgust. Her disgust saved the little one’s life but not the breath of a young man who worked as sweeper outside the school. He didn’t think that the delicious looking pastry thrown away by a little girl could carry more than a few bacteria. His mother in Philippines, who never had enough money to buy more than two meals or time to teach her children about not picking up food from bins, received news about how his son in USA had passed away under suspicious circumstances while on work. Stricken by grief, the old lady was rushing to her husband’s bicycle repair shop when she got run over by a car. The car hit the pavement, toppled over and the man was stuck inside with his limbs crushed under the seat. Even in pain he couldn’t help imagining how he would have been at the airport in another thirty minutes. He only wished he hadn’t called her girlfriend in Venice. He sobbed at the thought of how she would still be waiting for him tonight.