Personal Narrative: My Life And Challenges Of College

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Life and Challenges of College
I know College can be a challenge for any age. As a woman of 54 and in College, there are many challenges. College has been difficult for various reasons. I can rank assignments that have to be submitted first and on time, juggling home life and College work so. College studies and duties at home are difficult and overwhelming. That is one of the reasons I have never seen myself going to College.
I never saw myself going to College when I was younger. College was not popular in my family. One reason was my mother did not go. Mother married at 15 and started a family at 16. After having one girl and three boys, her husband died. My mother meets my father. Neither father nor my mother finished school; my father worked on his family 's farm. Back in the 50s’ and 60s’, that is the way things were. Mother and father had me and my sister. My parents worked and my older brother helped around the house. The kids went to school since the law required us to
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What will happen to my grandson and myself if my father were to die today? So I prayed that God show me what I need to do for Mason and myself so we will not be living on the street homeless. Do not want that lifestyle anymore. Living that way when I used drugs several years ago. Want a better lifestyle for my grandson and myself. God opened doors for me to go to College. How did it happen, just step-by-step and here I am in College?
My major is Human Services Technology. The reason I choose this was because of the drug addiction of a few members of my family, friends and myself. Also, one of my daughters, a sister and a brother that needs help because of mental disabilities. I love working with people. I want to help people in need. Maybe because of where I have been and the life I have lived. God changed my life from being selfish to being caring, giving, loving, and making better

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