My Father 's Side Of My Family Essay

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I was always a tad bit different compared to the rest of my family in terms of success. More successful than my Cousins from my Mother’s side yet less successful than my Cousins from my Father’s side. My mother’s side of the family were poor and lived in the farm lands of the Philippines. My Father’s side however, consisted of mostly middle class and upper class families that lived in the richer parts of the Philippines and here in Los Angeles. I was brought up seeing both sides of the coin. I was average in almost every aspect. Two of the three main agents of socialization helped me realize with how I did things when I was younger. My parents taught me how to work hard and appreciate things while my Uncle Edsel from my Father’s side taught me the importance of grades and school. It wasn’t till in Middle School that I began using the internet more that the third agent appeared that taught me to question everything. I was born in San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines and was raise there for the first 6 years of my life. I was raised by my mostly my Mother. My Father along with my grandparents, two of my Uncles, one of my aunts and three of my cousins moved to Los Angeles, California when I was only 1 year old. My Uncle Edsel helped raised me while my Father was away. He raised me like I was one of his sons and helped install values in me by sending me to a Christian private school to learn what was right from wrong and to respect my elders. Both my Mother and my Uncle Edsel helped…

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