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  • Hunting: A Personal Narrative Experience Throughout My Life

    Throughout my life, I have had many formative experiences, some good and some bad. However there are few that stick with me today, dictating nearly everything I do. I am an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and conservationist, consequently one event that I can point to and say “That has had a profound impact on my life!” is the first time I went hunting. Hunting changed nearly my entire outlook on life; I feel more connected to my family, friends, nature, and most especially God. I have had many…

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  • Personal Narrative: Becca's Life

    The car was packed with everything she could fit into the trunk of her mother’s vehicle, and soon enough Becca was driving through her neighborhood in Shelburne Falls, the town she had lived in her entire life, anxiously beginning her freshmen year as a Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies major at the University of New England. As she drove down the back roads she knew so well, she could not help but think back on all she was leaving behind. Her quiet home amongst farmland, the bed she…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Path Of Life

    through high school, then repeats the cycle through college, gets their degree and goes out into the “real world”. They meet someone, have a family and move out to the suburbs. That is the path that most americans take throughout their long journey in life. Contradictory to that some of the wealthiest people took the risk of taking their own path and profited very well from it. “Have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition” (Steve Jobs). Steve Jobs, the creator of Apple did just…

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  • Importance Of Personal Goals In Life

    Everyone has their own goals in life and their own way to accomplish or reach it. My own way of reaching it has its own unique way. Throughout my life obstacles, accomplishments and even downfalls have occured. All of this has helped shape me to the person I am today. My ideology and ethics is something that keep me going forward. Alongside important people who are my motivation in life. My way of looking at things differ from most people, but it has its reason. To most people taking these…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life In America

    The life in America caught me by surprised and I have learned to understand that; life isn 't always what others portrait it to be. Never thought my entire life would have appeared to be like a roller-coaster; ironically things didn 't work out the way I planned and expected. One moment I was filled with laughter and happiness; then disheartened and feeling traumatized by my father know that h we wasn 't being realistic, creating a dull and lifeless picture in my mine. Later on , throughout…

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  • Personal Narrative: Life Is Simply Perspective

    Life is simply perspective. Some say that you have your whole life to do something, while others will argue that life is short and you should enjoy it to the full extent of it’s worth.You can look at something as exquisite, or atrocious. It doesn’t change what it is, but it changes your reaction to it. No matter how sure you are about the morality, someone else could view it differently. Above all the small things you must interpret every day, there is always that major moment. That is buried…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Family Is The Essence Of Life

    secure.” (Jim Butcher). Family is the essence of life. You are born into a family and you will die with one that you have created. Family is the main life support that gives you the drive to succeed, but most importantly the joy to see tomorrow. I did not always have this outlook on life. The idea of family was something I craved. It was a crisp, sunny day in April. The birds sang and the squirrels played as if they were grateful for another day of life. The smell of bacon and eggs resonated…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Long Life

    We all want to live a long life and many do whatever they can to prolong their lives as much as possible. However, there are costs for longevity: Alzheimer 's, physical health problems, and financial restrictions to name just a few. The list goes on. To me, what has become one of the toughest results is losing others. Whether it be friend, family, or just an acquaintance, it 's never easy. Today is the birthday of one of my best friends, Dan Watson. Dan was a good husband, an Air Force vet, and…

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  • Work Life Balance: The Limits Of Work, And Personal Life

    Work Life Balance "There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life." - Alain de Botton In the light of the above statement, I would say that it cannot define an ambitious person's life any better but for his own sanity he will have to maintain a balance between his personal and professional life. Some time ago the limits of work and home were clearly defines. Today, work is prone to interfere in our lives — and keeping up work-life offset is not…

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  • Personal Essay: How Being A Runner Changed My Life

    come very far as a person. I would not be the person I am if I didn’t have such a love for this demanding sport. To me, being a runner is more than just an extracurricular for fun and because of this I have been taught many valuable life lessons. Throughout my life I have done many sports, but I have never found anything I was good at. I decided to try cross country, and after the first practice, I knew this sport was for me. I lived for the feeling of finishing a hard workout and knowing you…

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