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Personal Narrative: Overcoming Obstacles

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I have gone through many experiences that have tried to tear me down. Life will never seize to throw obstacles my way. These obstacles, however, have proven to be positives that fuel me to be the person I never knew before. They teach me to stand out while taking a stand and be the powerful, independent woman that I am meant to be. Going to many schools as a child was difficult. Making new friends, learning new rules, riding the bus for the first time, these transitions never became easier. So while I sat quietly in the back of the class, afraid to speak up, I learned about others and about myself in so many ways. It is okay to be quiet. It is okay to be the girl who watches everyone else. Now I know why other people act the way they do. I

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