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Entering high school, I did not have an idea what it would be like to be inspired. Being inspired to me, meant to change my way of thinking in a positive way. I decided to take a Spanish class because I thought it would challenge me, since I was not able to speak it fluently. My Spanish teacher, Ms Taverney grew to be my inspiration. She taught me how to appreciate life, showed me that we are all equal and care for the people around us. In the beginning of the school year she introduced herself, and that is when I realized that I took life for granted. Ms Taverney told us that as a child she lived during the Salvadoran war. As a child she was always scared, scared that one day she will be killed. To this day she remembered that day when …show more content…
I remembered there was a lesson on numbers and dates, and she made everyone get up in front of the class and say they’re birthday. I thought it was just another assignment of hers. Time went on and after a lot of work and hours of studying I passed the course. It was our last day in class and she lectured the class about her famous saying. She explained that was her last year of teaching because she wanted to explore the world. I was sad since I had made plans to visit her during my upcoming senior year. When I left the classroom I thought that I would have never hear from her again, but I was wrong. Every year for my birthday, she sends me a birthday card. In every card has her saying on it and some sort of inspiring quote. It was shocking to me how a teacher would go out of her way just to write to her previous students. She did have a purpose for that assignment we had. That did inspire me to care about people, even though they aren’t close its important to keep them in their hearts. I never knew how much a teacher cared for their students until my junior year. Out of all the bitter teachers I have had, Ms Taverney was different. It did not only inspire me, but the whole class as well. I really hope that her traveling is doing her well and that one day I would tell her how much she impacted my life. Also, so I could tell her all my accomplishments that I have done in the years that followed. Out of my whole high school

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