Meaningful Event That Changed My Life

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The meaningful event that affected my life was when I decided to work overseas and sacrifice college. I was seventeen years old when I made that decision. My father had a decent job at a company, he was the head Chef. He makes decent money at that time and we are pretty much doing well financially. I am the eldest of six children, so I witnessed all the sacrifices of my parents for us. My father saved money for our future, he wanted us to go to school because he always says that education is the only treasure he can give for us. I was soon graduating high school at that time, my dad wanted me to go to college. I already looked for school where I can do bachelor of music. Sometimes what you planned can change because life is very unpredictable. …show more content…
I don’t know anybody, it was new people, environment, and language. I had nights that I cried because I missed my family but I stayed strong because I did it for them. I became stronger, responsible, and always give importance to always look back where I came from. Because I chose to have a job overseas, it led me to different country and that was where I met my husband. He was I guess amazed with what I had been through life, got attracted to me and started dating. When I came to the states, he remembered the stories we talked about of how I ended up working overseas. Then he asked me if I wanted to continue my education that is why today I am pushing so hard to be successful. I t is never too late to dream when you’re motivated and marriage does not hinder anyone to be successful. Let say I chose the alternative like going to college and having part time job. Honestly, it will make the situation worst because instead of my dad debts was only for my mom’s medication it will be tripled. I am not the only child, I will see my siblings starve more because of me. Although I will have a part time job, it is not going to be enough because I have needs for school too. Instead of me helping the family, I am also going to be my dad’s extra baggage to carry. It is nice because I can go to college but my mom needed medical attention first. I rather sacrifice my education and save my mom’s life. It was really hard to decide at that moment but it really made me think

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