This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 29; the 29th Edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following Blog-a-Ton. The topic for this month is 'TWO MINUTES'.
Two minutes, seem so little when you are having fun .. or
too much when you are waiting for someone ..
for her two minutes defined her entire life, for him two minutes ended his life..
It happened last year...
She was in her car... He was on his bike....
It was her birthday she was in a rush to go to her own party..
He was going back home to his wife and new born kid ..
both got calls on their mobile phones
but not one of them thought it to be worthwhile to ignore that or to stop for two minutes and then talk on their phones..
they answered their phones, she while driving her car and he while riding his bike ..
not one of them was paying attention to others on the road just on their phones and the voice on the other end...
It happened so fast that no one really knew what happened ... but....
somehow she hit him going at a speed of 100 km/h .. and he flew from his bike and hit his head on the curb and broke his neck .. instantly killing him ..
She braked hard, and her car swirled dangerously and stopped ... but
She didn't notice that she was at a crossroads ..
Next second she was hit from the side by a truck ..
her car tumbled like a toy and rested on its roof ..
people rushed to both of their help but he was beyond help .. and she crushed her spine .. instantly paralyzing her from waist down making it impossible for her to walk again ..
It took her 6 months to recover and leave her bed .. and she then decided to educate people about the dangers of talking on the phone while driving ..
She holds seminars all around the world but she still stops and think about what her life could have been if she would have just taken those two minutes to properly stop and then answer that call which changed her life for the worse.
P.S. - Please friend never ever answer your phone while driving or riding your bike it really is very dangerous.
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