Miracle Children

Oscar was a street kid literally on the brink of suicide. Burdened with guilt, he decided to punish himself by jumping off a bridge. He had snatched a woman’s handbag from her, and now his shoulders carried the weight of bitter regret. He realised he had actually broken one of God’s laws. Determined to carry out his self-imposed sentence, he walked the empty streets of zone one until he came to a big bridge where now and again buses and lorries would pass underneath. He stood on the edge and planned to throw himself off when the next bus or lorry came along. As a vehicle approached, he went to take the final leap – when a mysterious hand grabbed his shoulder and pulled him back on to the pavement. But when Oscar looked around, there was no on there. The streets were virtually deserted…