Essay The Struggles of a Single Parent

1054 Words Apr 19th, 2011 5 Pages
Oniel Morrison
Writing 101
Persuasive Narrative Paper


As the saying goes to every start there is an end.My mother and i have a bond like no other she is like my bes friend.I was born in the eighties where mannerism was an important thing.It is not like in today's society, where you can approach an elderly person the way you feel like. I was brought up by a single parent.It was back in jamaica ,the third largest carribbean,island.It gain it's independence in 1962.We were once ruled by england,things according to the elders were better.We have fourteen parishes,with st .catherine the largest,six heroes and one heroine.We are located
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I learned real fast to contend with the little she had to give to me,life was easy either .I remember going to the farmer to cover peas hole as farming was our major means of survival.Those were the days and even if i didnt want to go i had to went.My mother was playing the role of a dad and a mother.It's not like my dad had died he was alive and well.However as i grew up to realised he was too scared to play his role,that of a father. No home should be without both parents,a man is always going to play a pivotal role in the home.Every young man need a father figure at some point in there life.The world can be unkind to a youngster needing a father figure.I had to make wise decisions from a tender age,distingishing between good and bad.Prayer was also a key element in my life growing up,i had to get on my knees every night and pray.I may not understand at that time its importance but as i get older everything became clearer. My mom is what allowed me to be the individual i am today,its because she was determine and focus on my well being.I will always ask the question how she did it i know it wasn't easy either.I remember going with her to

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