Personal Narrative-My Dad

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My Dad My Dad has always been my inspiration ever since I was little. Some people can say the same thing, but some can say their father wasn’t like my dad. Even my dad couldn’t say that his father was his inspiration. His dad left him just when he was an eight year old boy, and would come back when he turned sixteen. Only to leave yet again and not speak to my dad until he was forty. Sitting outside on the steps as my dad and I watch our dogs run around after each other. The glow from the sun is slowly fading to the night’s sky. I remember this dad like it was yesterday, it was after the first day of my freshman year in high school. My dad asked me how was my first day of school and I said it was great except the part where I got lost. He laughed a little and said I remember one of my many first days I had. What do you mean I asked him. He told me that he moved ever couple of months since his mom couldn’t pay the bills because she was more concerned on taking care of her six kids. That was until his two older brothers dropped out to get jobs and kind of help his mom, as he put air quotes around kind of. Why the air quotes I asked. …show more content…
I remember all the stories that my dad has told me about school and his life from work to the military. My dad has been an inspiration not only to me but to my brother and sister. He has overcome some many obstacles in his life and he is really a hero in my eyes. What kid will drop out in order to help pay bills and not get one job but four? I know I couldn’t even work two jobs at a time let alone four. I have learned so many things from my dad just from the stories he has told me. Not just how he got through the tough times but how they helped him to become what he is today. As my dad looks back on his life I think he is glad that his dad did leave when he did, sure it hurt a lot back than but it made him into one hell of a man and I’m glad it

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