Living A Perfect Life And Its Impact On An Individual And Their Decisions

1210 Words Mar 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
Imagine living a perfect life, and all of it beginning to turn around due to the fact your friends convinced you to have a new outlook on right from wrong, and all those years of growing up with guidance from your family has gone to waste. Coming from personal experience, friends have a larger impact on an individual and their decisions. A child can come from a perfect family, with perfect rules, and a perfect lifestyle, yet still go down the wrong path due to peer pressure. My brother, who is now deceased, accidentally went down that path. He was not only making A and B honor roll freshman year, but he was in love with basketball, and his friends. He hung out with the “popular kids”, and enjoyed being the class clown. He came from an excellent family, with mom and dad both having great jobs. Little did his mother know that her fun-loving, energetic son, was soon headed down the wrong path. It was not until sophomore year, when one of his friends convinced him it would be a good idea to ramp his vehicle over the school fence. This event not only got him in a great deal of trouble within the school, but it also got him kicked off the basketball team, in search of new friends, and became the beginning of a life long struggle. All of his guidance from childhood to sixteen, has now gone to waste. The peer pressure from his “friends” has caused my brother to have an early end to his life. The peer pressure was so strong that family bonds no longer had an effect on him. This…

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