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Continuing with Chapter 4 of “Internat Adventures” again this week.
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Preamble:  Our UFO encounter that fall is an event I’ll never forget. Another time that remains strongly in memory also contributed to our collective maturing process; the night Angelika slashed her wrists. (She was the “poor little rich girl” who, neglected by her family, withdrew into a drug-addled alternate reality.)
It was about two weeks before Christmas holidays and most of us had gone to bed. Suddenly, a bloodcurdling scream cut through the silence.
We poured out of our rooms and milled about in panic. The plaintive wail of sirens drew near. Someone was either seriously hurt or worse! From downstairs, a voice cried out: “It’s Angelika; she tried to commit suicide!” Dead silence as we digested the news. Despite all of her problems, nobody expected anything this drastic!
Angelika did suffer occasional bouts of depression, but, she also had that “I don’t give a shit” attitude and seemed to live on a different plane from the rest of us. After a short time, she was loaded into the ambulance and whisked away.
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