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Life Story

  • Date Submitted: 10/14/2012 08:44 AM
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I was brought into life at 9:59 a.m. on March 24, 1994. I was the second child to be born in the family. I was born at Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston, TX. I was 7lbs. 9 oz and 19 in. long when I was born. I had a head full of curly black hair and some big dark black eyes. I was short most of my life until the age of thirteen and I had a gigantic growth spurt. Now I am taller than most of the boys my age. I was a healthy, energetic, quiet, and content baby boy who loved apples. I am seventeen years old soon to be eighteen in a couple of days. I believe that I look exactly the same I did when I was younger. I now weigh 155lbs. and I am 5’11.

Some people who have influenced me greatly are my mom, my 8th grade teacher Mrs. Benson, and an assistant at this school Ms. Sheila. My mom was the first person I chose because she gave me so much and still continues to do so. She is a great woman, who although has made some mistakes she has overcome them and taught me to do the same. I commend my mom because she dropped out of school to take care of my grandmother while she was in the hospital and I know that was very hard for her, but because of her love she did it anyway. “You’re best is all that count’s," the most memorable quote from my mom. The next person that comes to mind is my 8th grade teacher Mrs. Benson. She influenced me because she was more than a teacher, but also a friend. Ms. Benson never gave up on me or never allowed me to give up on myself. Even though she is no longer my teacher I still remember all the lessons I learned from being a part of her class. I would also like to mention a lady named Mrs. Sheila. She is more than just the lady at the front desk to me. She has taught me to do what I feel is right regardless if others going against it. Also, she has always been there for me to lend an open ear whenever I needed her. This was important and influential to me because it’s not many adults who teenagers will share their problems with, and whether...

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