An Autobiography About Yourself When You Are Still Writing Your Story

2283 Words Apr 22nd, 2016 10 Pages
To write an autobiography about yourself when you are still writing your story is a bit difficult to achieve. In my efforts to paint my 23 years on this planet, I will take you on a small journey and show you a glimpse of my life and what I have experienced. Through my family background, a couple stories of family crisis events and thoughts about my future, I will show you who Diana Shirshova is.

My life began on May 16, 1992, in a Northern European country called Latvia. The country is filled with beautiful landscape, a rich culture and so much more. Sadly, I was 5 when I left with my family and remember very little about my time there. The idea of turning 24 this year terrifies me a little 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 dad, and my grandfather. My step-father is the only father figure I 've had in my entire life and I 've grown up calling him dad. 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 due to the fact that I was…

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