The Importance Of Who Am I In My Life

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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”- Dr. Seuss. Though the phrase “who am I?” is composed of three simple, elementary words, the weight it holds is great. In life, growing up and finding yourself go hand in hand. When I think of who I am today at 17, many flashbacks of moments come to mind; people, places and experiences. All of which, have impacted not only my character but my personality as well.
As long as I can remember my mom has referred to me as a bundle of energy and the center of attention... even though my parents weren’t ready for child number two, I was a fabulous surprise. Expressing that we are “close” would be an understatement, there is not a week I don’t see my relatives. Home in my family is not my house, but it is all of us being together. Due to the close knit relationship within my family, privacy is not an option. Sitting down for supper is a combination of Intervention, Modern Family, Dr. Phil, and Cops. Although this is not ideal for a girl my age, I’m grateful for the knowledge, support and unconditional love given. The laughs, tears shed and constructive criticism provided have all developed me into the young woman I am today. Family plays a significant role in my life whether it be my immediate family or my church family. I have grown up amongst the same group of girls since Kindergarten, been privileged to have the same Sunday School teachers most of my life and

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