Analysis : ' Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire '

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“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by the choir…” is one of my dad’s most famous Christmas song. But my dad would never sing us songs like that. He would always sing my siblings and I songs that would make us giggle. But my world turned upside down when I was 15, when my father died of lung cancer at the age of 45. After that my life went spiralling out of control. Involving drugs and a bad relationship with my mother. I am Natalie Cole daughter of Maria and Nat King Cole. And this is my story. February 6th, 1950 at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital at 6:07pm my mom gave birth to precious little me! Natalie Maria Cole 7lbs 11oz. I am the first born child to my mom and dad. But my parents adopted my mom’s daughter because she was an orphan. Her mom died of tuberculosis and her dad died when she was 3 years-old. Her name is Carole, aka Cookie! When my mom adopted Cookie she realized she was pregnant with me. When I was first born I was a very chubby, or a happy baby. And I didn 't learn how to walk till I was 1 ½ years old. Growing up I was a Tomboy. Who was a very “sassy independent individual” as my mother would say. I am allergic to almost everything. Like chocolate, anything citrus, wool, mohair which is a type of yarn or goat hair, weeds, pollen, cats and boxer dogs. But I did very well in school and I love reading books especially poetry. And I would make up silly songs to go with the poem. I ran around the

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