Essay About My Father

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I am the lucky few who still has a father. When I use to live in New Jersey, a lot of my friends were raised by single moms or raised by their grandparents. Honestly, I was always scared that someday my parents might divorce but, that doesn't seem like it's gonna happen. Furthermore, my father is the anchor of our family and the reason why our family is successful. A Japanese native born in Kobe, Japan. He lived most of his life in Nagoya with his parent and younger brother. Having an western accent he struggled through elementary school with speaking and writing. But, by middle school he was the top student in his grade as he took advanced classes or joined classes above him. As a result, he was accepted to one of the top high schools in…show more content…
By his senior year in high school he decided to follow his dad's footstep and major in business and hope he can become a president of a big company. However, there were many obstacles he needed to go through in order to reach his goal. First was having to go to college in the states since business wasn't that big in japan at that time. Secondly, being able to speak english since he will be studying at a university in the USA. Thirdly, being able to pass the SAT and TOEFL tests to get into a good university. Eventually, he was able to attend the University of Colorado, where he studied english and business but, realized he didn't really fit. Even though, Colorado wasn't the best school for him, he met the love of his life. My father and mother started during my father's freshmen year while my mother was a junior. Eventually, my father was able to transfer to NYU to major in business as my mom finished her final year in Colorado. From here on my father was able to study business and by the following year, my mother chose to move into New York with my father. By his senior year at NYU he was speaking almost fluent english while being able to study something he enjoys. After college my father chose to move back to the developed country of
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