Personal Narrative : Losing My Dad Essay examples

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Losing My Dad At the age of six I was a child without a father. My dad was my hero and my favorite person to be around. I was daddy’s little girl or his redneck princess as he liked to say. Losing my dad so early in my childhood years has and will continue to impact my life. Growing up without him in my life has caused many problems in my life. When I lost my dad to diabetes the life of a daddy’s girl drastically changed. In 2004 I lost my dad. He was only thirty nine when he passed away, leaving behind a six year old little girl and a thirty year old wife. Growing up until then I was daddy’s girl. My dad would always take me on his hunting trips when he was well enough to go on them, it’s something that we would bond over. As a little girl I always loved the stuff people would considered boyish. I was a tom boy growing up and that is thanks to my dad. I loved being outside, going to mud bogs in the jeep, going deer hunting, and going to turkey shoots. On June 9, 2004 that all changed, we received a call that my dad had passed away at ECM hospital. I remember that day very vividly, we were getting ready for my dad’s big homecoming. My grandparents, aunts and uncles had come over to help make the house better accessible for him, they had started working on a ramp up on to the porch and into the house so that everything was wheelchair accessible. Being six at the time, there wasn’t anything that I could help with besides to get in the way so I had decided I would go…

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