My Dream Of Being An Astrophysicist Essay

1029 Words Feb 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Mum shouted up the stairs, "Come down here now!" Her shout interrupted the nostalgia I was feeling from lying on my bed appreciating the array of star wars posters and memories plastered on my walls. There were only a few weeks until I started university and reach one step closer to reaching my dream of being an astrophysicist. I answered "Coming!" and began to make my way downstairs, as I was walking down the stairs something in the atmosphere felt different, as if something had changed and I couldn 't quite put my finger on it. Regardless, I kept walking to the kitchen where I was greeted by both of my parents, this instantly confused me considering my Dad is a workaholic and it 's extremely rare to see him. My parents instructed me to sit down; their facial expressions were unreadable which made me uneasy. I quickly sat down, suddenly unstable and anxious. Moments passed and my Mum began to speak, "Charlie, your father and I want you to know that we are incredibly proud of you, we cannot begin to comprehend the pride we feel in calling you our son. I wouldn 't change you for the world" I was uneasy, of course I enjoyed the praise I was receiving but this was all out of the blue and caused my mind to jump to conclusions as usual. My Dad then added "Son, we know how much going to university means to you, this is a huge step in your life and we wanted to give you something. You know just to make you happy, consider it a gift to help you discover things in life; we know how…

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