Eulogy For Father Analysis

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My father died from a motorcycle crash on June 17th, 2011. I was 13 years old, the summer before 8th grade. It was an absolute tragedy and it will always remain as one of the biggest heart breaks of my life. I smile now thinking about him but late at night, if I think about him too much, I still cry. I am not telling you this for you to feel sorry for me but for you to understand that I took this tragedy and used it to fuel my determination to be better. This was a dark period in my life but I came out of it, I moved forward and, though I will never forget, I didn't let it stunt my growth as a person.

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My mother has always worked and I’ve always had a home to call my own so my life has never been
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I must have cried here and there but not to the loud obvious sobbing my sister and mother did. People were concerned about me, handing my mother child psychologist business cards. I started showing emotion then, making all the right remarks at the same time so I appeared normal. So I didn’t concern my mother. I started a facade all for her while burying me true feeling deep down in an unreachable place. I can’t worry mother. Day in and day out it was my one constant thought. She was mourning constantly for months that I felt if I added any of my own real emotion she would break so I bottled it up constantly. It wasn’t healthy, I know that now. The only way I thought I could ever truly feel again is if I wrote suicide notes, so I did. Words had always been my friend so it made sense and it did make me feel something, not happiness but something and I craved feeling. I didn’t cut myself or actually try anything even if I wanted to because that would cause worry for my mother. I can’t worry
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