Jessica made a new record for the school in her 400 meter run in track and field. Jessica was coming back home from the track meet when the bus she was on collided into a different truck.
Jessica finds herself in the hospital. She finds out that she has lost her right leg. She is very sad because she loved running and she knew that she would never run again and she told herself that her life was over. Her doctor is Dr. Wells and Jessica doesn't like him because he keeps telling her that she is going to be okay but she deosnt like hearing that knowing that she will never be able to run aagain.
we have reached $20,000!!!
Jessica finally gets her prosthetic leg and she feels uncomfortable at first because she felt like it was longer than her actual leg. But later on, she gets used to it. She is also sad because she cant use her prosthetic leg to run.
Rosa is a girl who has cerebral parsley. Jessica sits with her and finds that she is actually nice and smart. Rosa makes Jessica feel happy, lget better in math, and have Jessica think why she loves running. Jessica sees Rosa as a normal person and not her condition and Rosa likes havinf Rosa as her friend.
When Jessicas couch finds that she can still run, the track team start to fundraise 20,000 dollars to buy Jessica a running prosthetic leg. After being on the news and newspaper and receiving mooney, they finnaly have reached to 20,000 and they celebrate
Jessica has trained to run a 10 mile race with Rosa. She did it for Rosa because Rosa once told her that she had alwys wished to cross a finish line. So Jessica took the oppurtunity to do this race and she did. She pushed Rosa in her whellchair for 10 miles and she crossed the finishe line. Rosa was happy and Jessica finds out that this wasnt her finish line but the the new starting line for her.