"Your responsibility is to your children, your husband, and your own! His face was so clouded in anger; I couldn 't see the man I loved" (Alvarez 166). Patria 's husband was filled with anger due to her decision that she wanted both her and her husband to take part of the resistance with their eldest son, but Pedrito was more worried about losing his land when it was Partia 's dad 's land to begin with. " "What if I can 't"" Dede 's voice shook. 'Jaimito thinks it 's suicide.
Acquiring a job, whether it be in a doctor’s office or a fast-food restaurant, can transform a person. Jobs tend to educate employees, either indirectly or directly, both about themselves and life in general. In Climbing the Golden Arches, nineteen year-old Marissa Nuñez discusses how her employment at McDonald’s transformed her into a mature and skilled employee. Within her personal narrative, Nuñez mentioned how she faced both pleasant and unpleasant circumstances while working at McDonald’s, all which prepared her for her future career. At McDonald’s, Nuñez learned how to fulfill her role of being an employee by becoming an expert at all the placed stations, dealing with the various types of customers she encountered on a daily basis, and
The reader may also infer that the mother she may think the father is a bad influence on her son. I think this because of how different the father and son act. The father is a rule-breaker and does not plan ahead well while the son does not like to break rules and always plans ahead. Although not much information is told about the mother, you can predict that she would have been very angry if her son had been brought home any later than Christmas eve. You can predict this because when the father wasn’t allowed to drive through the snow he stated, “Your mother will never forgive me for this,” (Wolff 34).
There’s so many testimonies of football players whose families have not been the same ever since their career ended. Marriages can fall apart, friendships can break and no more communication between loved ones because of the impactful result. Having to lose all your family has to be one of the hardest things to deal with and even more when you don’t know how to keep it together. As a mother I would be very miserable if my sons life turns out to be like that this is why I would guide him to the right directions as long as it’s positive for him and his
I am determined to attend college no matter what, but this scholarship will allow me to peruse a four year university. I need this scholarship, because without it I will not be able to fulfill the tuition cost of a four year university. Now with the help of the Navigator I look forward continue my education, as well as start new
Now Toni faces pressure as the only child who can fulfill his mother’s legacy. Toni yet again is still facing the conflict weighed down not only by his parents but his brothers as well. The result of confronting this conflict is the “Darkness of my dream” said by Antonio. In one case it sets the image more of a nightmare than a dream. In another context the darkness is Toni’s blurry vision of the path he will take in
I will not worry so much about what will happen in the future and stress out about all the confusion I have experienced. Instead, I will take charge of my future by plotting out what I want to do so I can get ready for adulthood, and its increased amount of stability. I need to be able to create the stability beforehand because I can not just wait for some magical turning point in my life when everything comes out okay. The only way this is going to happen is if I do it myself.
First, if I was able to get one of the scholarships, I would be able to attend a better school that I am looking at. The other schools that I am looking at are Valparaiso University, Purdue West Lafayette, Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, and Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis. These colleges offer a better engineering program and they would be able to help me find a job that I would like to have to support my family. These goals contribute to improving the quality of life for other because I will be able to provide my ideas to help make life easier for people. The goal of an engineer is to be able to improve the quality of life for people.
In this case, I have to do it for my family because they all believe in me, I have to do it because I promised my mom a house, and better life for both of us. I have to keep my word, but beside these promises, I want to conquer a better life. I don’t want to get paid minimum wage, I want to have a job that I like doing and maintain a family with that same job. Receiving this scholarship would motivate me more and make those proud who support
I love bettering myself, too. If I can better myself so will my kids. Also, I want to learn more about the career that I love doing. Bettering myself will make mine and my family lives better. Financial stability is the second most important reason why I decided to go back to college.
There are million different careers out there in the world for me to choose from, but finding the one perfect for me can be difficult. Joining the army is going to be the first start of my future and my career. In the army, I can get paid while working, get a scholarship, and a job all right there on a military base. I realized that it might be a little hard for me to raise up enough money to pay for college to go right away, but if I go into the military I could get a scholarship, which means the military would pay for my college on base or whatever school they have for me to go to. This would definitely be my future and basically my whole life.
The reason I wish to be in upward bound because I feel that I could benefit from the things you offer. I want to succeed so badly in the future, but I'm not very sure I can. I believe that being in this program could help me relieve some of that anxiety. I worry about my future most of the time because I want to be something because at this moment I feel like nothing. I have anxiety and depression.
In the early hours of March 2013, I remember waking up and praying for the nightmare to be over because I felt I had no way out of my current situation. My life had come to a point where I was no longer in control and heroin was controlling my every decision. A few short hours after that fictitious “fox hole” prayer, I found myself handcuffed in the back of an uncover officers vehicle on my way to Lackawanna County Prison. I had never felt so alone, but at the same time, I had never felt so relieved in my life. Later I would realize that what I perceived as the worst day of my life would soon become the event that I am most grateful for because I was given an opportunity to break the chains of addiction and to grow into the person that I had always dreamed I could be.