On June 25, 2009, Jackson died while in his bed at his rented mansion at 100 North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills district of Los Angeles. The news spread quickly online, causing websites to slow down and crash from user overload. Death can come to someone that we are really close to, like our grandparents or if you're very unfortunate death can happen to your very own parents that have given life to you. Or sometimes people that we look up to, like celebrities. You can't be sure of it most of the time, and that makes it very difficult. It can be very painful to deal with; it can even have benefits for you to learn something or not to do something in your own life that has taken a life of a person you used to love. It can make you feel like a little kid again, crying over someone you love. Death is a rude visitor; it sometimes arrives unannounced and other times we see it coming; it does not care about our feelings; it takes no concern for the inconvenience it brings.
In the book Wake by Lisa McMann, Janie Hannagan is an independent, 17-year-old senior at Fieldridge High School, living at home with her alcoholic mother and trying to find ways to fund her future college education. What makes Janie so different from her peers is that she has the involuntary ability to witness others' dreams, that she calls a ‘curse’ from the beginning. Whenever someone falls asleep within a certain distance of Janie, she automatically becomes paralyzed and blinded, and is sucked into the other person’s dream. People within the dream she enters usually ask her for help, but she is unable to know what to do. To fund her college education she works in a nursing home. Not really knowing Miss Stubin, she realized that she was dead had died during the night. When Janie came into Miss Stubin’s room, they had said the she had left her a letter talking about the ‘curse’ that they both used to share. Stubin never told her any of this when she was alive, making Janie...