Personal Narrative: What I Want To Be When I Grow Up

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Throughout life we have all been asked that one question. What do you want to be when you grow up? Some dream of being doctors, actors, celebrities, scientist and other occupations. On the other hand many change their mind several times before finding out what they really want to be. From middle school still try to figure it out. To high school almost having it figured, and finally college everything was planned out. Since first grade teachers have always asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up. However many would say asking a child that question might seem to be a bit rhetorical because how are they supposed to know? But I knew exactly what I wanted to be, of course being the age I was my imagination when it came to picking an occupation …show more content…
I began practicing my spy moves after watching a few episodes. Dreaming about how I would be the next Kim possible. My dreams came crumbling down when I learned that Kim possible was a made up character. As I got older the same question came up again. This time I wanted to be a veterinarian. I loved animals and thought it would be cool to work with them. That all change after one experience. My sister and I volunteer to help out at the animal shelter. We were responsible for walking, feeding, and cleaning up after cats and dogs. We also had to record the time we would walk each dog on a paper which was hanging on the wall. Some of the dogs were huge and their barks were very intimidating. Immediately I got scared and no longer had a passion for working with animals. In 8th grade I got the chance to do job shadowing. At this stage I wanted to be a lawyer. Something about it just intrigued me. My mom’s friend is a lawyer so I chose to shadow him. While riding in …show more content…
I hated it but I’m glad it was a requirement. According to Brandt “Sponsors seemed a fitting term for the figures who turned up most typically in people’s memories of literacy learning (Sponsors of Literacy).” This brings me back to 1st- 12th grade. All my English teacher have helped form my literacy skills. From being in kindergarten learning how to write and spell my own name. Up to 12th grade knowing how to write research papers. Computer hardware engineers need writing and reading skills in order to be able to write function and read them. They also need math skill to calculate functions. 9- 12th grade helped me out. Taking a math class every year. Learning how to divide, multiple, and figure out measuring calculations. My sponsors have been all of my teachers. Each one had a mission to take me from only knowing how to write my name to writing summary’s from different

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