My Uncle My Hero Essay

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Samantha Englehart Professor Messerschmidt College Composition 1 17, September My Uncle My Hero Picture this: a little girl at five dancing around the living room on her daddy’s feet. Now picture her at sixteen going on her first date and her dad interrogating the boy. Finally, picture her at eighteen, and her father sitting proudly in the stands watching her get her diploma. Now you have pictured these scenes erase the dad’s part of it and add an uncle. This has been my life for the past eighteen years. Instead, of the dad being an influence on my life, my uncle Jamie has been the biggest influence on my life and being the dad I had never had. Ever since…show more content…
He always there when I am at the bottom of my game, always backing me up on decisions I make even though I do not usually chose the wisest path to take. He encourages me to stand up tall and get back on my own feet. My uncle has a huge impact on the way I become a person today. He has influenced my life by teaching me the lessons and showing me the right behaviors from wrong. No matter what I do and when I need advice on what to do, I can always count on my uncle. He has exerted real influence on me to change me. I know that much of what I am today is due to him. He has played a big role throughout my life. My uncle is one of the main reasons why I am who I am today. Without him life would not be the same. From the day I was born he has been one of my favorite role models. His ethics and values taught me how to be a person and a lady. For instance every day from school he always asks me; "what homework I have,” and (he would know if I was lying about if I had homework because he knew I hated doing homework) "how was my day," "how was school," (even though he knew the answer to that one also) and kept me on my toes. He has been my backbone and I know without his stern and firm personality scolding me I would not be where I am today. Whenever I was down or worried I would always confide in him for advice or help. If I needed school help he would be the one to go to. My mother was also there for me too but not like how he was. He was very

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