Why I Chose The Career Essay

941 Words Dec 1st, 2016 4 Pages
Everyone has a reason why they chose the career they did. I like to think my reasoning is special, sad but special. Some people decided it because they just like the job, but I had a life changing experience that decided it for me. I decided in fifth grade that I wanted to help people when I grow up and that has been my plan ever since. The exact careers I have picked has changed, but they all had to do with helping people. There are always things that happen in our lives that impact us greatly and change who we are or make decisions for us. I always hated being asked what I wanted to be when I grew up when I was in elementary school. Back then, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up, but that always seemed to be a popular question. Why would people think we knew what we wanted to be years later? It just never made sense to me, but here is my life changing situation that decided my career options. When I was in third grade, my dad, Joe, remarried to a woman named Kelly and I got a whole new family. Kelly had a huge family, but there was one person I got along with very well and I looked up to him. He was her father, John. Everyone called him Jack because his wife’s name was Jill, so as a pair they were Jack and Jill. He was an outstanding man who was very involved in his community. He was a volunteer at his church in Cranberry and he even coached their men’s softball team. My dad was a part of that team because of Jack. He took me to every softball game and let me…

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