My Family Is Like The Phoenix Our Personalities Are Born From Travesties

1203 Words Mar 29th, 2016 5 Pages
My family is like the phoenix our personalities are born from travesties. “Obstacles can 't stop you, problems can 't stop you, most of all people can 't stop you, the only one who stops you is yourself.”( anonymous) My definition for perseverance is to keep going through the hardest times in one 's life. All the people I know that are kin to me practice steadfastness no matter difficulty or delay in achieving success or perseverance is how to live life. I interviewed three people: my dad, mom, my mom 's dad, and myself. The people of my my kin are extremely persistent and resilient.
The hardest time in my father’s life was probably childhood. After his mom died when he was 12, my father took care of his brother as if he was his child. As a result of, he was raised by his great-grandmother, forced to move around often, and changed schools mainly in Swannanoa. Even though my dad had a tough childhood, he always looked at the silver lining through the toughest obstacles in his life. Consequently to him not having much family support my pa’s grades weren 't high.
When he was seventeen he left Swannanoa to join the army. The first time in his life was recognized for excelling was when he excelled at the army since it was. In only four years of service he became a sergeant. In order to head to college, they kicked him out he made it as far as possible until then. A little of a brute, that’s my dad and that who my mom met after finishing school with her major in psychology.…
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