The Importance Of Sociological Imagination

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The “sociological imagination” to me is how a person connects with their environment and how they interact with their peers. Charles Wright Mills wrote this work to inform people about the relationship between society and individual people. This theory has to do with how different scenarios and outcomes come from a person’s surroundings throughout life. A person’s “sociological imagination” shapes who they are to become. Growing up I have always been interested in playing and watching sports. My favorite thing to do is watch the Olympics whether it is the Summer or Winter Olympics. On September 5th, 1997, the day after I was born, the decision to where the 2004 Summer Olympics was chosen. Athens, Greece would be the set location. Choosing …show more content…

I have always been fascinated with all the events that occur in the Summer Olympics from diving to soccer. The Olympics were a way for me to get out into the world. After watching the sports on t.v. I wanted to also play them. From the ages of five to ten-years old, I participated in multiple activities including soccer, dance, tumbling, basketball, volleyball, softball, cheerleading, and track and field. At the age of ten, I decided that soccer was my favorite sport out of all the ones I had tried, so I tried out for a select soccer team and made it. I was determined to get somewhere with soccer and not just waste all the money and time that my parents were spending on me. Once high school came around I had no time for anything other than soccer, soccer, and more soccer. I played select soccer during the Fall and school soccer during the Spring. As I was approaching my Senior year of high school, I wasn’t sure if anyone was going to want me to play for them in college. I knew I had to try my best for my parents so on June 18, 2015 I toured Southwestern Illinois College and was asked if I wanted to play soccer for them and go to school for free. December 1, 2015 I signed to play soccer for one year with

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