Personal Statement : Exploring Your Own Death Essay

879 Words Sep 16th, 2016 4 Pages
In this paper I will discuss the assignment “Exploring your Own Death” by answering the following questions: Is there anyone you wish was still alive? What do you miss most about this person? Is there something you wish you could have done before this person died? I will explain in detail the reason why I would like the chosen person to be alive. Also, I will explain two things I miss the most about the chosen person. In addition I will state one thing I wish I could have done before the chosen person died. The person I wish was still alive is my grandmother from my father’s side. I wish this person was alive because she took the role of a mother and a father in my life. My grandmother took care of me since I was one year until I moved to the United State when I was 16 years old. My grandmother shaped my life; she taught me to be humble, to respect others, as well as to appreciate life. There are many things I miss about my grandmother, however, there are two things that I miss the most about my grandmother. One of the things I miss about my grandmother is the way she care for me. My grandmother would give her life for me; she protected me above all things. If people talked bad about me she would defend me. For example, when I was going to middle school, I was judged by my aunts and uncles because I was going to school instead of working. In Guatemala, children start working at the age of 8 years old and many do not attend school. Many of my cousins had dropped out school…

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