An Autobiography About Yourself When You Are Still Writing Your Story

2024 Words Apr 12th, 2016 9 Pages
It 's hard to write an autobiography about yourself when you are still writing your story. I will try my best to sound as interesting and light hearted as possible. Through my family background, stories of a few family crisis events and thoughts about my future I will take you on a small journey about me, Diana Shirshova.

I was born, on May 16, 1992, in a Northern European country called Latvia. I will be turning 24 this year and that terrifies me because I am one year closer to my 30s. I am what my mom likes to call a hybrid because I am a mixture of Polish, Russian, Jewish and Christian. I live with my mom, step-dad, who I treat as if he was my biological father, and my grandfather. My parents, grandfather and I came to the United States on December 30, 1997. We were supposed to come earlier but my grandmother passed away from pancreatic cancer, which delayed our flight. It 's kind of sad and a bit ironic because the only reason why we decided to come out to the United States was so that my grandmother could spend time with her family before she passed away. It was a tragic event but I was 5 when it happened and barely remember her. Growing up in Los Angeles has been fun and I 've lived quite a normal and you could say a somewhat uneventful life. I 've always been a very happy person overall with a few days of sadness in between. If I had to rate my level of happiness on a scale of 1 to 10, I would say that I am at a 8.5/9. I have a very caring family, a loving…

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