My Life Autobiography

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Music lyrics draw pictures in our minds to display a story; the playlist of my life describes my memories of growing up poor, and how I got on the right track to success. I was taught school at home until my parents divorced when I was 10 years old. My dad being out of the picture caused my mom, two sisters, and I a lot of stress and tough times. Affording to care for three kids and yourself is a big responsibility for one woman. To help my mom out, I taught myself independence at a young age. I tried my hardest to do everything myself. From the age of 10 to the age of 16 I made it a point to save every penny I ever earned. Throughout those years I did whatever I could to make money. I did yard work, cleaned houses and much more. I saved every dollar I received on my birthday’s. When I turned 16, I had saved enough to pay cash for my first car in full. I then got my first job to help pay for things; since then my life has been greatly impacted. I recently turned 17. I now work at least 40 hours a week, just about every week, and I am a senior in highschool enrolled in multiple college courses. To go into better detail, these lyrics tell how I felt throughout my childhood: Without you, I feel broke, like I'm half of a whole Without you, I’ve got no hand to hold Without you, I feel torn, like a sail in a storm Without you, I’m just a sad song. (We The Kings) The words I pulled from “Sad Song” by We The Kings puts a frame around all of my memories of how I felt when my dad

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