A Life Event That Changed My Life

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The one life event that has happened to me that has been a major role in shaping who I am today is when I found out my mom was really sick. Out of all the experiences and life events this event has been the most life changing. It has been the reason why I made so many major changes to become a better person.
It all started about 5 years ago when my world got turned upside down. I still remember sitting in the car waiting for my parents to pick up the test results. About 20 minutes after walking into the doctor 's office my parents came back to the car and my dad was holding a large yellow folder in his hands. I looked at my mom and dad 's faces and they both looked like they had been crying since they both had red puffy eyes and did not seem too happy. As soon as they got into the car my dad turned to me and explained to me that the test results came back and she indeed was diagnosed with Huntington 's Disease and that there was no cure and that my mom would get sicker from here on out. It was really hard to see that because my mom’s dad also had the disease and I rarely got to see
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On January 10, 2015 was when all my mom 's pain and suffering went away. She was in a better place now watching over us and protecting us. My mom would always tell me that she had high hopes and dreams for me.It is also so bittersweet thinking of all the good times we had together as a family. She would not be able to see me and my brother graduate high school, get married , and meet her grandchildren. She said that I had the brightest future and to keep doing what I 'm doing. She is the reason why I became a CNA. I wanted to make a difference in other people’s lives because we can not control what happens to us or what diseases we get. She is the reason why I am a strong, caring, and hardworking person I am today. I am who I am today because of my amazing mom that taught me so

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