Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

2009 Words Dec 13th, 2016 9 Pages
As I stroll along the beach I can feel the smooth, damp sand beneath my feet. I am taken in by the soothing atmosphere that encircles me. I close my eyes, letting myself absorb the warm rays of the sun. The glowing horizon slowly fades as it descends into the waves. I am comforted by the sounds of the ocean; the rhythmic pounding of the endless sea. I look into the cloudless cerulean blue sky and see the perfection of life. As I stare into the horizon and watch every wave crash, I am reminded of my childhood.
When I was a kid I often traveled to the beach with my family. My uncle and I spent endless hours creating some of the most complex sand castles. The castles had intricate designs with golden bridges creating our beloved kingdom. I believed the sand castles had become a permanent part of the world and would be there forever. The inevitable waves soon came and attacked the kingdom taking every last piece of grain back into the ocean.
As child I suffered from a speech impediment called Childhood Apraxia of Speech; it is a motor speech disorder. Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech have problems saying words, sounds, and syllables. The brain has difficulty in planning to move the body parts necessary for speech, such as the jaw, lips, or tongue. I had difficulty using my tongue to pronounce words. I was constantly aware of what I wanted to say, but continuously faced with the challenge of articulating my thoughts.
At the young age of five I still struggled to…

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