Badly Injured Man – level 3

20-07-2017 15:00

A year ago, a man woke up from sleep with his body burning. He thought that it was hot water at first, but then he came out of the room and felt acid in his mouth. His ex-girlfriend, who is now serving 17 years in prison, had carried out the attack. It was a miracle that Daniel survived. A third of his body had skin grafts and doctors had to remove his right eye a couple of weeks ago.

This story’s end is bittersweet, though. Daniel will live with his injuries forever, and while the person who attacked him will be free one day, he will not be alone. He has found love again with the carer who nursed him after the cruel acid attack.

Daniel said that Anna loved him from their first day together. Daniel’s new partner gave up her job to be with him and says that they are very happy together, saying that he changed her life, as well. Anna said that Daniel is an amazing person – clever, funny, and easy to fall in love with. The scars do not mean anything to her because she is happy to be with him. She even spoke of the destiny that they met.

Difficult words: skin graft (a piece of skin which is transplanted), bittersweet (something that is both happy and sad), destiny (fate – something that is going to happen).

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