My Dad As A Athlete Essay

1301 Words Mar 1st, 2016 6 Pages
“There 's a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn 't that kind of the point?” (Pam Beesly/Halpert). An ordinarily unordinary life with a combination of my parents life before me, big moments, and small instances has shaped me into the person I am today. Born into a happy family, I was surrounded by loving people through every single move we made. In between moves, my family connected through numerous family vacations throughout the country and beyond. As I grew up, I had the classic issues with friends and once I got older, boys too. All this seems so simply ordinary, yet it is so far from the truth. “The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future” (William Morris). Back in the day, my parents both raised in small towns, enjoyed sports and followed that passion into college where they met. My dad as a three sport athlete and my mother as a cross country and track runner. Both lived their lives in dedication to their sports and it showed. They dominated stats, broke records, and were awarded heavily in everything they accomplished athletically. Their lives through sports was so unordinary, and little did they know then but it would be the biggest inspiration to me, their future daughter in my young life.
Ordinarily, I grew up with an older brother, inordinately we got along since day one. If one was to look through a Lorenz family photo album, they would see a happy baby Kennedy looking to her brother as he holds my hand. We were inseparable, he…

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