Success Comes From Hard Work Essay

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Success Comes from Hard Work
My grandfather has always been a great inspiration to many. Many people grow up having everything handed to them. This makes people not work hard to obtain what they desire. My grandfather is an admirable man. He had to overcome several serious obstacles in order to succeed in life. Many people didn’t believe in him. When he was younger he was told to be like everybody else, but he wanted to make a difference, therefore he did. He grew up in a little town called “Tecoanapa” which is located in Guerrero. People who live there have very little opportunity of ever doing something with their lifes. It’s a very poor town. Therefore, kids have to start working at a very young age. My grandfather like every other kid in town started working when he was 8 years old. His family had a farm with cows, horses and many other animals. His job was to take the animals around town, feed them, and other duties depending on the day. He had to wake up every day at 4 in the morning, and he would come back home after 8 or 9 hours of hard work.
My grandfather was raised by a single mother, because when he was very young his father passed away. He was only 8 years old when his father was working on the farm they own, when suddenly he cut his hand with a piece of metal. Days passed by but he never worried too much about it. His father was very old school and didn’t think he had to go to the doctor because of what he refered to as “a little cut”. After just a few days…

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