Lilo And Stitch: Why I Value My Family

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When you grow up neglected of both parents in the house it can be hard on a child. Not everyone has the glory of a whole family, I am one of those kids. You search for having that wholeness that you see with everyone else’s family, even though you know it’s not possible. It might sound strange to some people but it’s powerful to me, the movie Lilo and Stitch holds my favorite quote and one of the reasons I value my family. Lilo states, “Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten”. This quote is very important to me because even though some people don’t get to see their moms or dads everyday it doesn’t mean that they won’t at all. They can never forget about someone they love and someone that has given them a life to live and prosper from, they cannot forget someone that has tried their all but had to fall in the end in the better of things. At two years-old I did not have a way to put my thoughts out about my parents separating. I was too young to really understand at first until everything changed. Things got tight and strict with everyone, nobody was themselves anymore really. …show more content…
They shaped me to be the person I am today, strong and determined to become greater than my past. I want to be able to look back and make myself proud that I did better than what my parents did, and that I got through some of the tough times. Also that maybe one day when I have a child of my own that I can assure them that they will never be without me or their father. I will show that even though someone comes from a broken family it doesn’t mean that is the same fate for them as well. Sometimes the people that have come from broken families have accomplished more than they ever imagined because of their want to be better than the past. In a sense I am glad that my parents are separated because it made me who I am in life, and I’m proud of

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