The Regret - Original Writing Essay

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The Regret - Original Writing

Going back I remember my childhood being filled with happiness and
joy, mainly because of the good atmoshere my household held. I was
raised in a well- noff, loving family. I can not imagine what I would
have done without this kind of support in my life.

Now I was a good kid and at the age of only 7, I concentrated on all
the good things I wanted to do with my life and the ambitions I had, I
was determined to get a job of my dreams. I had a caring family and
had a great attitude towards life, nothing was going to get in the way
of anything I wanted out of life and I thought nothing would ever
change that attitude I had. I promised myself to never smoke, do
drugs
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I took pride in being in a group
considered the most rebelious in the school. My only idle had shot
himself in the head, so you can see how big my self esteem was.

Well, during my senior year I started to feel a little bit different
than before. Slowly I started to dress nicer, I stopped causing
trouble, and my grades began to improve. I consider this my first
change into the direction of God, yet I still was holding on to my
worldly ways.

Then it happened, during the summer following my senior year, my
school was sending the young children to a summer camp called Disney.
Donna Young, one of my school teacher's who i got on really well with,
called me up and asked if I would go as a sponsor, because of they
were short of people going and needed one more person to go for this
camp to go ahead. I took a day to think about it, my mind said no, but
I felt somthing in my heart telling me to go. So I went.

During the week we participated in lots of activities and through this
one day everything changed my heart through the kids that were there.
Seeing those kids joining in all the activities and being so friendly
towards one another touched my heart in a way I had not felt before.

I suddenly went back to my childhood, pondering about my care free
days, when all I cared about was everyone…