A Single Parent Essay

961 Words Oct 26th, 2016 4 Pages
“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France Hailing from the Catfish Capital of the World, Belzoni MS, I am Laderka Dominique Coats. I was born on October 19, 1995 in Indianola, MS under the zodiac sign Libra, to the proud parents of Lisa Coats and Derrick Jenkins. I am 21 years old. Growing up, my mother practically raised my brother, Roderick Coats and I on her own while upholding the responsibilities of a single parent. My brother is 15 years old. My mother, 41 years old, currently serve as the county director of The Department of Human Services located in Belzoni, Mississippi.
In life, my ultimate goal is to grow continually and use my wisdom to help others grow through teaching and encouraging them, while making a difference in their lives and those around them. These qualities translate into life support. As a life support line, I will help children cope with terminal illnesses and diseases. I want to help restore their health, while easing the burden on those who love them. As a life support line, my first priority is to make each patient smile. I believe I was put on earth to love, create happiness and help others. As a life support line, I understand the obstacles, pain, and misfortune that come along with terminal diseases. These diseases can become unbearable; however, I will use my knowledge and understanding to become a line of support, life support for those families through…

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