The Day Of My Father Essay

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I was born in Leon, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, Mexico, on August 15, 1999, at Saint Luis General Hospital. The day of my birth, my father decided to name me Fabian. While growing up in Wisconsin, some people found it difficult to pronounce my name correctly, so my friends shorten it to Fab. My parents moved to Racine in 1999 because a lot of our relatives had already moved to Racine. My father was born in Leon, Guanajuato. He never enjoyed school. He found school to be boring. So he spent most of his time playing goalkeeper for his team. At the age of 15, my father was in his last year of school, this was when he met my mother. My mother enjoyed school because she loved to learn new things and she was in the top of her class. An unlikely pair formed when my mother was appointed to tutor my father. After a while, they started to go out and within three years of dating, they got married and my mother gave birth to my eldest brother. This meant my father had to get serious about work since he had a child to raise. I have a great deal of respect for my parents for taking jobs to raise me and my siblings, and I am thankful for their hard work. Their hard work pushed me to become the best I could be. They sacrificed their stead life in Mexico for a high-risk life that gave me the opportunity to have a better life. My eldest brother, Oscar, is now 25 years old, and his favorite thing to do is to play soccer and to work out. He is currently a Marine officer. My second

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