Personal Narrative: My Dream To Serve

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My Dream to Serve Ever since I was little, I have always admired people who served our country. I still remember all of the stories that my mother would tell about her career in the military. I didn’t understand it as much as I do now, but I was still admired at what she would tell. During my middle school years, I would occasionally read books and articles about the military, and what they would do during their everyday lives. It would make me feel like I had a purpose in life, and it would make me feel better about myself, and that is when I decided to have a dream about going into the Air Force. As long as I could remember, my mother would always tell me stories about how her life was in the U.S. Navy. She would tell me stories…show more content…
Ever since I was little, I was diagnosed with asthma, which is a disease that causes inflation to the lungs which could cause severe wheezing and pain in the lungs, especially during exercising. With asthma, my chances of going into the military is almost slim to none because the military does not allow people with asthma to go into the military, unless they somehow pass their physical. On top of that, at the age of ten, I had an epileptic seizure due to a severe head trauma that I had earlier that day. Due to this catastrophe, I had to stay the night in the hospital, and when I was in the hospital bed, I realized that my life could be taken at any time. This was when I really started thinking and dreaming about going into the Air Force, even though this seizure could also lower my chances of going into the Air Force. On the contrary, some rough stages that I had has influenced me to chase this dream. For years, me and my family has had some money issues. It became so bad, that after we paid all of the bills, we would have only a few dollars left. This has also inspired me to go into the military when I get older so I could give back to my family so they won’t have to be scared of paying the bills anymore. I have a lot of challenges that I am still going through, but I would try to reach my dream, no matter what it would
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