Role Models Essay : My Life As A Role Model

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Life as a Role Model

“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives” –Michelle Obama. I aspire to inspire. Being a role model for my little sister has not only made me stronger, smarter, and wiser, but it has made me more of a woman. Every little girl needs a woman to look up to and to learn from. A role model is someone who can teach and learn. By being a teacher to my little sister, I have not only taught her, I have learned from her. In 2009, my life changed. The most beautiful little girl was born, my little sister, Kara. The things that I have learned and continue to learn from her are endless and she has changed who I am as a person, even more so, a friend.

Growing up ten years older than my little sister, caused me to mature fast. I was the one who she was going to look up to for the rest of her life. Often times I have been responsible for her. I have had to drop her off at piano, get her ready for cheer practice, and take her to church. The list is never ending. When she was born, I became very motherly and acted like a second mom to her. Having her in my life made me want to be a role model to not only children, but people in general. Growing up around a little girl, I had to always watch what I said and did. I knew that everything I would do, she would want to do too. Therefore, I was very hesitant of my words and my actions, not only when I talked around my little
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