Essay on Why I Don 't Have-

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One, morning as my father was dropping me off at my elementary school I had asked: “Can you bring me lunch today?” His face had to turn doubtful that he has going to disappoint his daughter. “I don’t have-“, his reaction had turned on the light bulb. He twisted his body around the seat to grab a dirty brown paper bag and hand it to me. Inside were his usual lunch, a tuna kit, and a mountain dew. “Thank you, daddy, I Love you!” I jumped off my seat gave him a kiss and ran off to school. My father was then an E-5 in the US Army and hardly making enough money to make ends meet. As the years past, now a CW2, his hard work has shown that he never wanted my family and me to be hungry ever again and to make sure that we were not struggling to make ends meet. Even though he put so much forth into his work, it has taken a toll on his own health. My father is not physically the same as he was younger. Now and then he would have minor PTSD attacks, trouble sleeping, and seeing. Seeing my only father the way that he is, makes feel useless that I cannot do anything to make him feel any better. Therefore, I vowed to do great in school to show myself that I am too a hard-working person as my parents are. To repay the debt that I owe to my folks for all they have done for me. After seeing what my parent have accomplished and what they sacrificed for our family, the have inspired me to strive high in school. I could just continue to mention to you how well I am doing in schools or just…

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