Personal Narrative : My Family History Essay

1073 Words Sep 28th, 2014 5 Pages
My Genogram assignment made me feel like I was with my siblings, parents, uncles, aunts, and even my grandparents. During my genogram drawing I discovered much information of my family. While I was studying my family history, I noticed some interesting facts such as, appearance, health problems, marriage history etc., which are directly connected with me. There is a strong influence of nature and nurture in everybody’s life just like in my life. I found the genogram is a long distance mirror because it helped me recognize whom I look like, where my character came from, why my behaviors are like this, and why I am having some health problems.
My mother always talked about my maternal grandparents, and I often heard about my paternal grandparents from my Aunt. My mother used to say that I was looked like my maternal grandmother. My mother said that my grandmother was a short beautiful lady with brown eyes. I did not get any chance to see my grandmother until later because she lived far from us in the mountainside with my uncle. Whenever somebody from my mother’s side saw me, they found it unbelievable. They said that my eyes, nose, face color, and body structure completely looked liked my grandmother’s. Finally, at the age of fourteen I got a chance to see only one grandmother. She was a stunning lady. I had noticed one more similarity between us, the moles. I have some moles on my face and body, and my grandmother had also same. It was interesting to see the marriage pattern…

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