My Greatest Memories Essay

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ome of my greatest memories were of my learning in school. At the end of my second grade year, I was in a school bus accident. When I got to the hospital they said a had a head concoction, and needed to stay for testing to see how bad it was. I went to school with the ability to learn like all the other student, but came home with a long path to relearning all my school functions. My struggle through learning has been a lifelong process, through multiple programs, lots of encouragement, and a whole new attitude on literature I made it across the stage and off to college. I started my education like every other student my age. I went to preschool where I learned my alphabet, and how to count, even the basic social skills needed for elementary …show more content…
My support system started with my second grade teacher, Ms. Luft, who helped me through the hardest part, even showed up at my high school graduation to see me walk. She never hesitated to answer my email, even after I started secondary schooling. Then of course my mom, who sat with me, reading the same books till I understood and could read it on my own. She would let me sit on the counters, reading her cook books to her while cooking. My dad helped by putting subtitles on the TV screen so if I wanted to watch it I had to read. Even if reading the subtitles to Sports Center was not my idea of fun on a Monday night. The most fun was having all my sibling on my side quizzing my spelling to better my abilities. All four of us sat in a circle run through words on my list. As I walked the stage at graduation, I smiled so big knowing everyone that made my graduation possible was sitting there, whether in person or …show more content…
I had to learn how to succeed, no one could teach me how to believe in myself, and no one could force me to gain the knowledge. As soon as I was able to read books on my own, I grabbed anything I could to help myself learn more. The best book was Such A Pretty Face, it is a story about gaining self-esteem, even with the most embarrassing traits. As I took my steps closer and closer to where I needed to be, I found a love for reading, it was so easy to get lost in stories. Then as my read progressed to where it was supposed to be, I started writing my own stories. My stories would only be around 4 pages or so, but my imagination ran wild. I wrote about owning a horse, going to the moon, even tried to write about a secret spy. I learned to love things I hated after the accident, and with that, I learned to have a positive attitude on

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