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The Importance Of Life In Life

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Everyone in life has faced different obstacles, I mean when you’re brought up you learn that life isn’t a nice pleasant place. One of my favorite quotes of all time is by Sylvester Stallone who said, “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.” Life is defined by how you advance past these obstacles that are put in your path. Look at the successful people life such as: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Mark Cuban, etc. All of these people have experienced failure or tragedy before making millions; however, they did not let this tragedy impair their vision of success. In my life I have experienced many tragedies much like everyone else in this world, but there is one tragedy that has affected the way I am today and the outlook I have in life. Earlier this year my grandpa had been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. For those who don’t know what pulmonary fibrosis is, it is essentially the scarring of the tissue in your lungs causing shortness of breath and making it hard to breathe. Now I was devastated by this obstacle in my life. I hated to sit there and watch him struggle breathing while just sitting in that unembellished hospital bed. The doctors told us that there was no cure for his disease, and that ultimately he’d have to fight. They did set him up
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