The Time I Locked Myself in the Trunk of My Moms Car for Like 2 Hours

So you read this list: Things That Scarred ME for Life as a Child, and now you're curious? Well, settle in, because here we go.
  1. When I was a kid, my mom got a brand spankin' new Mazda Protégé
  2. She looked so sporty, and the car was cute
  3. The car was also something else: magic (at least, to me as a kid)
  4. In this car, you could access the trunk FROM THE BACK SEAT
  5. I was overjoyed and shaking with excitement
  6. So one day.....
  7. I decided I need to do some investigating and play around with this new, amazing trick
  8. I went out into the garage unbeknownst to my parents, and proceeded to just climb my happy little ass into the trunk and close it
  9. BUT PLOT TWIST
  10. I had failed to figure out how you go the opposite way, from the trunk to the back seat
  11. SPOILER ALERT: you don't, because no human being in their right mind is climbing into the back seat of their car from their trunk
  12. I. Was. Done. For.
  13. I had no light, and my parents had no idea I was even outside, much less screaming for help
  14. Luckily, it had been close to dinner time, so when I didn't come when my parents called me, they searched the house and then came outside to get me
  15. ALMOST TWO HOURS HAD GONE BY
  16. I didn't know that at the time because I tried to ration my oxygen and think really hard about what I had fone
  17. When I heard my mom screaming my name, I went HAM inside the trunk to get her attention
  18. She got me out, asked absolutely no questions, and said "get out of there; dinner is ready"
  19. ..............................
  20. So that's it, that's my story
  21. How could I have been so dumb, you ask? I do not know
  22. BUT TAKE ME FOR WHAT I AM
  23. 🚗🚗🚗