Personal Narrative: We As Civilization

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We - as civilization - are shaped by our interactions with people. Some people have an engaged personality; generally bold or active. Other people tend to have a shy or introverted personality, preferring to be engaged in a small group of friends and stray from large groups. I am both partially introverted and extroverted, but prefer the latter.
Reading is such a major part of my life; from the time I could comprehend the written word, I had always turned towards book. Growing up, I had at most 2 friends, no more. It didn’t interest me what the ‘new trend’ was or what was considered to be popular. School didn’t matter to me, my books and family were the only thing that I had a connection with. Books are my escape; my getaway from life, and my family taught me many life lessons. My group of friends helped me out of my ‘shell’. I started paying attention to what’s going on in the world, something I
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Granted I made good grades, but I knew there was always room for improvement. Looking back now, I wish I had cared, and put the effort to make great grades. Infinity ECHS has a major impact on my life, and I have learned many things; time management, career opportunities, and, last but not least, Infinity has shown me that you can have work, but still have fun. The first semester of Infinity I solely focused on schoolwork. I was afraid of receiving bad grades or getting overwhelmed by the homework. History and English were my undoing, I struggled to memorize people with dates or stay on topic in an essay. Math, Science, and Spanish were my strong suit therefore I didn’t study as much for those subjects, and even so, I had maintained an A average throughout the year; Speck’s advisory had kept the shield all year long. When I came to Infinity, I quickly learned it wasn’t like your typical other schools. Teachers and students have a more established relationship than you would find at a public

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