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    I was now playing on a select team and also on a premier club team. I was feeling great. During my eighth grade school soccer season, I was the top scorer for my team and I had high hopes of making Varsity soccer as an entering freshman. Two weeks prior to the start of soccer season, I broke my ankle playing indoor soccer. I was overcome with more disappointment than imaginable. I felt like the one thing I had worked so hard to accomplish was once again taken away. Similar with The Pact when Sam also had the same struggles. He failed his first state board exam, and was left behind, because Rameck passed. It was something that delayed his medical career temporarily, but if he wouldn‘t have stuck with it, could have delayed it permanently. Sam had to put his other priorities aside, and completely focus on his goal at hand. The recovery after my injury was long and rough. I had to also put my other priorities aside. If I wanted to become better, and work through my injury, I needed to make sacrifices. I worked hard to get back in shape, attending physical therapy daily, instead of hanging out at a friend’s house, catching up on the latest gossip. My asthma made it difficult, but because I continually practiced, it soon became easier for me to run, and move the ball. All I wanted to do was to prove myself. Even though my dream did not become fulfilled that season, I knew it would be a possibility the next season, if I worked continuously. Sam’s dream was achieved by his pure work…

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    Life is all about obstacles. No matter what you do in life you are always going to go through bumps and obstacles. I have had a lot of little obstacles in my life but there is one I will never forget. The biggest one that I have gone through was playing football as a freshman and trying to work my way up to be a varsity football player as a freshman. It was a hard thing to do but I got it done. It was a hard and fun experience and I really liked it. I think it was a good and learning…

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    "It's part of life to have obstacles. It's about overcoming obstacles; that's the key to happiness" (Herbie Hancock). Everyone has obstacles in life. It does not matter whether the obstacle is big or small; what matters is how one overcomes the obstacle. From personal bullying and mistreatment experiences, I know that it is important to have faith and patience in order to overcome obstacles. For years, I have faced bullying for being disabled. Due to osteosarcoma, I limped when I walked and…

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    All the time when asked, “What’s the biggest obstacle you have overcome?”, I never had the answer. In fact, it took me almost a week to figure out the answer to that question. When I really thought about my personal hardships, I realized the answer was right in front of me all along. I battled shyness for a huge part of my life. It wasn’t until the past few years that I began to overcome it. Being shy eventually resulted in me losing confidence in myself and becoming extremely insecure. I chose…

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    Overcoming obstacles in life helps to develop who people are and who they ultimately become. How these challenges are handled either strengthen or weaken individuals in their personal life, as well as professional life. Often times one must fail in order to overcome obstacles. Regardless, having strong support mechanisms in place can determine one’s level of resiliency when dealing with life’s situations (Harrington, 2012). While it is ultimately one’s own decision on how they handle life’s…

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    Life just isn't life without overcoming different obstacles to make you a stronger person. God only put you through things that he knows you handle. I must say God has through many challenges my way that has made me the strong women I am today. Currently, I'm going through an obstacle that I'm quite familiar with. Car trouble, I'm sure we've all been there or will someday in the near future. This is my second car that I'm driving now, and it's having problems just like the first. The terrible…

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    Some obstacles are bigger than others, but this kind of situation will have a big enough impact to change someone’s life in a positive way or can make someone’s day feel like a complete nightmare. According to ‘dictionary.com”, the definition obstacle is something that we have to go through or have to overcome. The obstacle I faced fits into the definition of obstacle because getting over the death of a family member or close friend is something we all have to go through at one point. Another…

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    “I am gonna try again and again, because the moment I give up, is the moment I fail”—Nick Vujicic. Along the way of our life, we might fall down because of the obstacles that we faced. Sometimes, we fall down before we cross the obstacles, sometimes, we fall down when we cross the obstacles. But the important thing is we need to get back up after we fall down. This is because we gotta fall before we fly and this is the only path way to become successful in future. Sometimes in life, we might…

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    Gaby Capozza COMM 208-54 Journal #7 Sometimes, I want to express my emotions to someone but I do not because I encounter obstacles. One of these obstacles is societal customs. Women, at one time, were known for being emotional and “soft”. In today’s society, I do not want to be portrayed as the typical weak and emotional female. I have personally experienced this obstacle several times in my life. One time in specific, was with my current boyfriend, Ty. I used to be friends with his high school…

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    To achieve my dreams and goals in life, I have and will face face obstacles. The process to achieve any goal or dream, life will create obstacles. There are times when our level of confidence becomes an obstacles in every step of life. Obstacles may seem a barrier in accomplish our goals. Being an International Baccalaureate student, I will overcome obstacles by facing them. Often time in life, we tend to ignore obstacles and I have done it too. To overcome obstacles, I will acquaint myself…

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