How Soccer Has Influenced My Life

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n my life there have been many people and things that have been huge influences on me. Soccer is one thing that has been a big thing I my life. I have played soccer for almost twelve years, so it has taken up most of my life. Even though soccer is such a big deal to me, there is one thing that has influenced me much more then soccer or anything else. That would be my grandma. She is one of those people that have made such a big impression on my life. About six years ago my grandma had a stroke. That was just the start of her downfall. After some doctors and hospital visits she got better, and even started living on her own again. She never gave up and always wanted to help herself and not have other people to depend on. About a year later my grandma had another stroke, this time it messed up her brain really badly.…show more content…
After those two strokes she was put into a nursing home, because there was no other option. My mom being the only one left in her family took things very hard. She tried her best to go visit my grandma everyday. For the first two years she would go and feed her lunch. My grandma ended up being in the nursing home for four years until she past away in June. While in the nursing home it was obvious that the nurses didn’t treat my grandma right. She would always have bruises and cuts that anyone would know that she couldn’t have done them to herself being in a wheelchair. My grandma has changed my life in a major way. She inspired my life, because my grandma loved me so much, more then anyone else, I thin of her often. She inspires me to make good choices, because I think of what would make her happy and proud of me. I will never forget her or how much we meant to each other. I now have a special play in my heart for elderly people, because I know what so many of them have to go through. I
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