Characteristics And Similar Interests Of My Family

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Register to read the introduction… Because everyone on this side of the family resides in New Jersey, I have not been able to spend as much time getting to know them. Some members I have only met once or twice. However, something I did discover is that personality wise, we have been known to be reserved and hold our emotions inside until we cannot hold them in any longer. I was told that I have the same dry, witty sense of humor as my father and cousins, Bridgette and Sean. I have to have the same interests as my Aunt Gracie and Bridgette because they are both Registered Nurses which is what I will be in two years after I finish school. My family takes pride in having a strong work ethic in whatever job we possess. Due to World War II, my grandfather dropped out of high school and joined the Navy and my grandmother dropped out of high school to go to work. Both eventually acquired their GED in the 1970s. My father and sister are the only members who have acquired a Bachelor’s Degree. Gracie and Bridgette have an Associate Degree while Sean and Earl completed some college but never …show more content…
My Grandmother, Grandfather, Uncle David, mother, sister, Cousin Brooke, and Cousin Ashley all have blue eyes. My cousins Amanda, Ashley, Emily, Sarah and myself have green eyes. Uncle Robert, April, Alesha and Katherine are the only members with brown eyes. Virgil, Dorothy, David, Robert, Ruth, Amanda, April, Erin and I are all born with naturally brunette hair. Ashley, Alesha, Katherine, Brooke, and Sarah have naturally blonde hair. My Cousin Emily is the only family member to have red hair. With regards to height, Virgil, Sarah, Robert, David, Emily and I are the only members to be categorized as tall. My grandfather had only one dimple on his left cheek and I was the only granddaughter to inherit that gene. Amanda, April and my mother all have rather large noses that have a distinct hump on the …show more content…
However, for the most part everyone is upbeat and has a positive outlook on life. Being that we all live relatively close to one another, if someone is in need it is easy to lend out a helping hand to one another. Holiday’s tend to be hectic when everyone gets together. During Christmas, we used to give every person a present but instead we draw names and have a “Secret Santa” type holiday. Everyone enjoys doing this because it is always fun to see who drew your name. Growing up I have always acted similarly to my grandfather. He was the only one that was able to calm me down when I was a baby and until his death in 2008, we did everything together. My grandmother, mother, sister and Cousin April all have the exact same personality. April’s mother has always said my mother gave birth to her. They love to have all the attention on them and love to dress up no matter where they are

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