Jason Sebasti A Short Story

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All throughout my life, my stepfather Jason Sebastian has been my helping hand through the storm called life. When he came into my life I was four years old and he had his hands full. Not knowing what to expect, he was able to show me resilience. Even though Jason had taken over the role of my father at a very young age I don’t call him dad. I have gotten so used to calling him by his name that it has grown on me as a name but also as a meaning. Whenever I hear the name Jason I automatically think of a strong heartfelt person who balances two businesses, a family and somehow still finds time to do what he wants. I hope when I become a parent that I have the same amount of love for my children that Jason has for me. He would truly do anything …show more content…
She had broken her hip and now has a metal rod in it. She had to be on bedrest for several weeks and she had to have help doing certain things such as bathing and walking. Jason would come home a couple hours early from work each day to help make dinner, ran errands, keep the house clean and make sure my mother knew he was there to help. I did little things too. I would make my mom coffee, watch a movie with her each week and I would have her help me on my homework even if I knew how to do it. Seeing the love that Jason had for my mom when she was hurt meant a lot to me. It showed me I could cope with the hardships that life threw at me. On the Healthy Living website it states, “In today’s environment, children and teens need to develop strengths, acquire skills to cope, recover from hardships, and be prepared for future challenges. They need to be resilient in order to succeed in life.” (Healthy Children Magazine, 2007) This was true for me because it meant everything to have Jason teach me resilience. I will need resilience the rest of my life and having Jason teach me at such a young age has sculpted me into the person I am …show more content…
He has been a great role model for me to learn from. One important skill that I learned from Jason is being involved in the local community earns a person respect. He was elected to be a town trustee and the head Chairman of the Fire Board in Springport Township. His role as the Chairman is to approve and pay bills such as payroll and equipment the department needs. He also has to talk with the fire chief about issues regarding the firemen and the residents who live within the township radius. Jason has found a way to juggle his two businesses and his responsibilities to the township of Springport on top of finding time to be a great mentor to

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