Personal Narrative: My Pawpaw's Life

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Everyone supposes that their life is the poorest, at least once in their life; I know I have assumed thoughts similar to that countless times. It is until you hear accounts of someone else’s life and the struggles that they had to go through to realize that it is not that appalling after all. Back when my mother was growing up, my Mawmaw was left alone with my Mother; her boyfriend left her for another women and left Mawmaw to fend for herself. Many times she had to work numerous jobs just to support my Mother and her. It was very tough, as they had nowhere to live and nobody would help them out. My Mawmaw never gave up and tried her hardest to be successful. Sometime later my Mawmaw met my Pawpaw. Pawpaw was a single father of three children; he made the blunder of getting his high school …show more content…
They met and instantly hit it off, and regardless of having children to take care of they decided to try and to make it work. So they married and my Mother now had three step brothers and a father, something she would often regret. The brothers were very troublesome to her and constantly harassed her. Mawmaw became a stay at home mother to take care of all the children, and Pawpaw, well he made enough to support a roof over their heads, food in their stomachs, and an education for them all. There were many times Mawmaw said that they would barely have anything, but somehow made it. One time she told me of how they had only $10 left for the week, but they gave that all for the church as God had spoken to her to do so. She later would come to realize that this decision was a great one as one of the fellow church members offered Pawpaw $100 to do a very simple job. They wanted to aid my grandparents, but they did not want to seem like it was a charity. Pawpaw eventually got a steady job and they had a very nice life, despite having so few things or money to

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