The Last Few Months Essay Essay

902 WordsOct 22, 20154 Pages
The Last Few Months Some things in life you take for granted, most of the time it’s not intentional. So many things in our lives can be lost in a matter of seconds. A lot of things happen to us in our lives that it’s hard to see the things changing right in front of our eyes. Family is something that I hold very close to my heart and my biggest fear is losing someone I know and love. Unfortunately, I had to deal with that fear my sophomore year of high school when my great grandma passed away. My great grandparents on both sides of my family have always been a big part of my life, especially on my dad’s side. My great grandparents were born and raised in Jimenez, Mexico. As their 6 kids grew older they moved to a little town on the border, Del Rio, Texas. Being that my great grandparents lived in Mexico they spoke only Spanish, but because of their migration to Texas, my grandma and her siblings learned English. Growing up my first language was English, my family tried teaching me Spanish, but it was not very successful. When I had to communicate with my grandparents someone in my family had to translate between us so we understood each other. In 2012, I got the news about my great grandma having pancreatic cancer. Sometime during late September and early October, my great grandma asked for my sister and me to keep her in our prayers because she had not been feeling well and she was going to visit the doctor soon. The days went on wondering when we would get the news of
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