Kobe's Failure

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At 13 years old I was a mediocre student that was mostly failing all my classes, hanging out with junkies, and destroying my friendship with my parents. These short lived friends of mine would persuade me to ditch classes and extracurricular activities to hang out with them. At first I foolishly believed that ditching my after school program of Hip Hop would be harmless until it became a routine for me to lie to my parents about where I was and who I was with. As a child my relationship with my parents was based on honesty, trust and love. All the childhood memories I shared with my family were all gone and the honesty and trust I once shared with them no longer existed. My reckless and thoughtless behavior had started when I had met Kobe who did not follow the rules. My parents were unaware that I had been dating Kobe for a few months already however, they did notice that my behavior towards them changed drastically I was disrespectful, distrustful, and bad tempered. Kobe would always try to persuade me to ditch a day of …show more content…
As an individual I have grown the confidence and courage I needed to listen to the voices within me rather than the voices surrounding me. I have always been the girl with the most unimaginable and seemingly unreachable dreams for her future. Some may call my wishful thinking a way of not seeing the world from a realistic point of view. I say that my ambitious views for the future are a result of how far I am letting my imagination take me. One of my dreams is to become a surgeon, I could have settled for being a nurse, but, I have a burning desire to become a surgeon because I kept imagining what I truly wanted to be in the near future. As a result of this thinking the image of saving lives was constantly replaying in my mind. I found that setting this long term goal inspired me as a student to achieve the

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