An Example Of A Hero 's Journey

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A Hero 's journey is someone who has gone through a rough or tough time in their but had completely turned it around. An example of a hero 's journey is in the Odyssey. When Odysseus was shipwrecked on the island of Ogygia. Odysseus was stuck on the island for seven years and lost all hope in returning to Ithaca. This was the lowest point in his life. But twenty years later he had finally returned home disguised as a beggar but later reveals his identity.
April 13, 2010 was the day that my life had completely changed. My dad came home from a long day at work and had some excited news, at least that’s what he said. I remember when my dad walked into the house and told my mom the news first, I will never forget the look on her face. My siblings and I knew the news could not possibly be good by my mom 's expression. My dad told my brothers and I that we are moving to California because he had received a promotion. We had lived in Georgia for seven years of my life. I was so familiar with the land and every Sunday my family and I would go to the mall. We would eat ice cream, go shopping and later watch a movie. We lived in a gated community and they were like my second family. I was very distraught when my father had told me the “good” news. I had to leave my friends, family, and all of my memories in Georgia.
My mom had agreed to move and leave her family for my dad but my youngest brother and I did not want to. I begged my dad to not move but he did not listen to me. My mom…

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