The Importance Of A Close Friend Of Mine Essay

964 Words Feb 16th, 2016 4 Pages
For this project I chose to do it on a close friend of mine. Her name is Khaliyah. We have known each other for three years and talk almost every week. I gathered information for this project from her and friends we share. She has been through a lot in her life and I think she can really benefit from this project. She has a disability and is questioning a lot of things. She wonders if she will ever get to live out her dreams. She is a strong person and I want to show her that she is and that she can accomplish anything she puts her mind to. For the visual aspect of this project I will present her I a book form. This book will describe her, who she is, what she likes and dislike, her goals and ambition, etc. Khaliyah was born and raised in Newark, NJ. She now 24 years old. Due to complications at birth she became disabled. As a child she developed like any other child did but, at the age of three she began to lose her ability to walk. Soon after that she started walking with crutches. With the love and support of her family she did not let her stop her from living a normal childhood. She went to public school and had a few friends. Although she had the support of her family Khaliyah was teased bullied and ridiculed for being different. She maintained a happy healthy, but sheltered life as a kid. Aside from school and therapy she wasn’t allowed to go anywhere. Her mother has always been there for her and her father was in and out of her life, but they had a good relationship…

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