Ice and Fire

Chapter 146 Something Had Gone Wrong (Part Two)

Selina patted Cherry on her shoulder, and with concern in her voice, said, "Don't exhaust yourself! Finish what you have now, and I'll go look for the document in my office; then, we can go downstairs together, okay?"

"Okay, " said Cherry.

Cherry and Selina then went downstairs to the underground parking lot and said goodbye to each other.

While Cherry was driving her car on her way back home, she received a call from Elsa.

"Hello, mother! What's up?" answered Cherry.

"Cherry, are you off duty already?" asked Elsa anxiously.

"Yes, I'm actually driving back home right now, " replied Cherry, who already guessed that her mother was wondering when she would be arriving home.

Elsa continued, "Cherry, go to the school now and pick Joe up. Your brother's still working at the company, so he didn't go to school to get Joe. Just a few minutes ago, a teacher called and said that Joe was still at school waiting for someone to pick him up."

"Okay mother, I'll be right there, " hastily said Cherry.

After she hung up, Cherry made a turn and then drove to Joe's school.

At the school's gate, Cherry saw that her son was standing there, accompanied by a female teacher. 'She's the teacher I met a couple of days ago, ' thought Cherry.

got out of her car and went

"Joe!" cried Cherry.

to her, and

his son and saw the teacher approaching her. "I'm really sorry for having kept you waiting for so long, " said Cherry to the teacher,

that Joe's uncle didn't come on time to pick him up, so I naturally called. It's my responsibility to take good

had met with this teacher, her condescending attitude was annoying, but today it seemed

Cherry, and quickly set off

the teacher, and as she looked at Joe, she also said, "Behave yourself after you go home;

that! Goodbye, " replied Joe. He then took his mother's hand

nodded to the teacher and left.

drove the car back home, she asked her son, "Joe, how come your uncle didn't come

or his car anywhere, so I asked the gatekeeper to call him. His secretary answered and said that he was having an important meeting and asked me to wait for

then your teacher called

something else, and continued, "Mommy, after your last talk with her, her attitude towards me has changed a

heard what Joe said, but didn't say anything. She knew that it was because of Jackson, and because

my daddy really that

be. She thought that if she were at Joe's age, she could have never guessed the reason behind the teacher's sudden change of attitude.

is beyond

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