Thank you so much for a great memory. It seems that you recall quite a few details, which is unusual for a memory dating to such a young age. Research suggests that the experience was emotional and distinctive enough to make it memorable.
It's likely that you don't remember why you wanted to run away because running away and its aftermath were more exciting than the reason that prompted it. Your recall illustrates also how importance changes so dramatically from childhood to adulthood. Most likely the reason seemed so important to you then, but now would be trivial (e.g., not being able to have dessert before dinner, sibling jealousy, etc.).
Thanks so much for sharing an interesting early experience!

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