Jacob Buchan A Man Of Wonder And Mystery

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Jacob's eulogy Jacob Buchanan, a man of wonder and mystery. Jacob was a man like no other and my best friend . Many people would call him weird and eccentric. Others would call him a hidden genius. After all is said and done he is just a normal man like all of us. Jacob was born in Nashville Tennessee in 1994 like many but had a skin tag on his ear upon birth. This isn't too abnormal occurrence would be the beginning of his social problems but removed quickly later. His parents moved shortly after to Missouri for better opportunities. It was there that Jacob first joined school and began social interaction. Jacob didn't have it easy starting out school. He was having problems reading ,talking, writing and making friends. Jacob was still …show more content…
Jacob's parents ended up splitting up after returning. Jacob stayed and help support his dad's decisions'. It was shortly after Jacob decided it was time to take the steps necessary to get his life back on track. He decided his parental grandparents would be the best to help with these problems. Jacob then moved to his grandparents for a few months to learn how to drive. He would come back and see his dad every once in a while. During this his dad would also help with his driving lessons Not long after Jacob finally got his license at the age of twenty. Now that he had his license he could get a job. While Jacob was at his grandparents his cousin told him there were job openings at FedEx. Jacob then went on a tour of the facility , got an interview and was hired at FedEx. Jacob worked there for a year and half before quitting. Jacob didn't want to work at loading boxes forever but had in that short time period bought car and gathered enough money to support himself temporally in college. He headed back to college within months of quitting his job happy he could get back on track. Two years later Jacob finally completed his degree and had a stable job in his preferred …show more content…
His grandparents were old and eventually pasted. They left their inheritance split between their grandkids. Jacob used some of his as investments and then built a house on the land he gained. From then on Jacob lived a pretty normal life. He would go on dates and hang with friends never settling down saying he liked it better this way. He help charities and opened businesses here and there helping create jobs for more people. He died at the age of sixty seven from a heart attack from the life style he lived. With today's technology could have saved him but he was a fan of going to the doctor. Jacob had many struggles through his life. He had communication issues growing up which made him have trouble fitting in. He had family troubles that caused a bad environment in the household. Jacob also had trouble becoming independent when trying to go out on his own. These factors that developed his personality are what made people see him different, but he overcame everything in the end and helped so many

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