What Is My Biggest Influence Essay

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My Biggest Influence
My sister, Isha, and I are nine years apart in age; I’ve looked up to her my entire life. When I was younger, all I wanted to do was be around her. I remember how I would always follow her everywhere, and there wasn’t a second in the day when I would leave her alone. To me, she was my best friend. Although I always bothered her and was probably the most annoying little sister ever, whenever I needed anything I went to her and she helped me without any objection. She was basically like my third parent. I didn’t realize how much she actually did for me until she moved out. Since my sister was born first, my parents were a lot more strict with her than they were with me. She wasn’t allowed to do much and was raised to be way more responsible than I was. She basically took care of me since I was a baby and she still takes care of me. We joke around a lot about how she was pretty much born an adult. When I was younger, I had no idea how big an impact had had on me. I did better in school because she did good in school. I
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Her leaving made me realize exactly how much I was taking her for granted and also made me become a much more responsible person. My sister is one of the most selfless people I’ve met. Everything she did was to make sure that my parents weren’t stressed about anything involving me or our house, and I definitely picked that up. I try to help out as much as I can now and she taught me that. I didn’t lose my best friend when she moved ,but I grew as a person. My sister is probably the most influential person in my life, and I'm so glad that I have her as a role model to look up to. Now when she visits, she doesn’t have to worry about anything; all she has to do is have fun. I’m so glad that she taught me about how important it is to be selfless and responsible, even if she wasn’t actually trying

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