Growing Up In A Small Knit Community

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As children grow up they believe it is their parents who help guide into the person he or she are supposed to be. However, those children need to realize it is not just the parents. It is also their neighborhood who has helped too. Growing up in a small knit community has partly shaped me into a mature, hardworking, dedicated young woman. Because my neighborhood always had people who were older than me quickened me to mature. For example, I have a neighbor who is like an older sister to me. She is there when I need her help in certain subjects in school, and she also gives me advice that I can use in everyday life. I also have a neighbor who is a police officer, and he helped teach me right and wrong from a young age. In addition to my neighbors
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