Life Changing Day For My Life Essays

2222 Words Dec 1st, 2016 9 Pages
August 17, 1998 was a life changing day for my entire family in more ways than one. My parents closed on their first home for our family and welcomed their first daughter within hours of each other. In fact, my dad almost missed the birth due to signing the paperwork about an hour away from the hospital in Woodstock, Georgia. My dad learned many things that day including Atlanta traffic at four in the afternoon is terrible, especially if you are trying to get to the hospital to see the birth of your daughter, and patience is not one of my best qualities as I was born six weeks early. Eighteen years later I was leaving the only place that I ever called home. As I drove away with tears rolling down my cheeks, thinking I was ready to leave, I suddenly felt my heart pulling me to stay. I came to the realization as I was driving that even though I was leaving, the memories and lessons I’ve learned from living in the same town for my entire life will be cherished forever. I could not be the young woman that I am today, ready to begin a new chapter, without everything that has shaped me in my little town of Woodstock.
As any child growing up, school played a large part in making me who I am today. Over the years I attended four different schools: Bascomb Elementary, Chapman Intermediate, E.T. Booth Middle, and Etowah High School. Due to how the schools were zoned, I attended school with the same people from the first day of Kindergarten at Bascomb to walking across the stage


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