One early morning in a small village in Haiti. A future Registered Nurse was born. My beautiful aunt was born May 18th, the day Haitian celebrate Haitian Flag Day. Since that moment my grandparents knew my aunt going to achieve great thing in this world. My aunt has been an important and inspiring figure to me as she has taught me to improvise, to be more flexible and encourage input from others. To kick it off, my aunt was my grandma only daughter, she had four boys. My grandma was happy that she finally had a daughter to pass on her cooking skills to. Growing up in Haiti was rough for my aunt, she had to grow up without any father figure because he had travel to American and had left my grandma because they had their differences. Soon …show more content…
My aunt was overjoyed that she would spend the rest of her life with the one she love and raise a family of their own. Without delay, Rose told the love of her life she was pregnant and how she would love her child. . As soon as, she told him that, he was mad and start cursing her out. Rose felt like her world just stop when she hear all those things her was saying to her and their unborn baby. She was dumbfounded by this new person that was stand in front of her. After that, he told her terminate the pregnancy. Furthermore, he told my aunt if she the end the pregnancy he would broke up with her and he was talking about they are too young for a child right now. Rose felt like someone just stab her in the heart. After that day, my aunt never saw the one she thought loved her again. Next, telling her family was the hardest part. Rose’s mother disown her and was left by herself to care for a little child when she was still growing herself. She was sleeping outside for days before her grandparents save her and her unborn child. In spite of all this, my aunt never give up in life. My aunt taught me that life is not easy and be more flexible with change in your life
She watched her mother die slowly and she watched her dad struggle to take care of her. As a young kid or even as an adult watching the person who is supposed to raise you and teach about love, and everything you need to know in life will greatly affect what type of person you turn into. One of the most heartbreaking things you can go through as a child is watching your mother slowly die and then watching your father struggle to take care of her and provide for the family. Ida went through a lot, her mom was sick and then her mom’s sister Clara came to help out and caused a lot of drama in the family. All the fighting put a lot of stress on young Ida, “Mama charged Clara with sneaking into the house like an enemy, charger that she had always covered papa, berated her for taking advantage of illness to have her way” (283).
Readers already understand how difficult it was for Mama given how Gerta's separation from her and her father had damaged Gerta. But Gerta was unable to comprehend her mother's suffering, until the conclusion of the book, when both Gerta and the readers discover that Mama had endured just as much as the entire family had with the separation of their family. Gerta and Mama both recognize something in this situation. Mama comes to the
It would have been really easy to give up and embrace the ideals of your parents. Jeannette raised herself; they didn’t even have the necessary items like: water, clean clothes, food, and shelter. Her own mother Rose Mary said, “and at times like these self esteem is even more vital than food.” (186) The quote shows how Rose Mary is, and how good of a parent she was, would rather work on art or eat silently so her starving children couldn’t hear her.
So, Mae had a rough time because only her parents, siblings and some of her teachers supported
It was at a young age, after losing my father and being diagnosed with a chronic illness, the realization was made that life is unfair. In the same instance I learned that life does not stop for any one person. Being thirteen and having to cope with the loss of my father along with being in and out of the hospital was very difficult. Jaleria Gibson is my name, seventeen years of age, and I am a native of Selma, Alabama. Out of all the inconvenience I have experienced I am thankful for humbleness, my new god-fearing attitude, and the life lessons that have been instilled in me.
She started helping around the house, but when she figured out that it wasn’t much, she got a job at the fields and even though she had no experience in it she still went ahead and did it. “Mama had been strong for her. Now it was her turn to be strong for Mama. She must show her that she didn’t need to worry anymore.”(p163) Based on this quote, I can tell that she knew she had to be strong and her Mom’s sickness didn’t make her more sad than she already was, it motivated her to be strong for her mom and whatever was coming up.
Fast-forwarding about five years, I was in my sixth grade English class and we were starting a writing project. The assignment was to form a poem that encompassed something important and significant in you life. At the time, my baby cousin had just been born, and what was significant about his birth was that it was on the same day as mine. So for the assignment, I decided I was going to make a poem that was all about my baby cousin and I. I ended up getting an A on the assignment, awarded the best poem out of our entire class, and got my poem published in a poetry book that I still have today.
She new that being the youngest she would get most attention unlike her older brother, it was like Mexican and American people... neither of them were treated with same amount of love and respect. After thinking of this idea for over an hour she had decided not to hate on her future baby brother, but to treat him with same amount respect and love like a caring human
Her anecdote comes to tell of her story of growing to understand that life doesn't need many wants to be at peace with it, it’s all about letting it come to them through a simple task or hobby such as reading, just as her dad
Going into freshman year of highschool my cousin Emma moved in with my family and I. That’s when my perspective of myself changed. Emma helped me get past racism, she made me stronger, and taught me when to stick up for myself. Without Emma I would still be offended when someone calls me black or cry when people say my curly hair is weird. I'm not the insecure little girl I used to be.
She started to push through this hard time in which she was away from her family and couldn’t get any help. She realized “You just keep on going” to survive. That “If you let it all get to you, you just crawl into a corner and stay there,” if that happened there is no chance for improving. She new that “If you take it like, ‘okay here's another challenge i'm going to overcome it’ and you take it step by step then you move forward”
This was representative of how her mother helped Rose to be more assertive about her divorce, and to finally realize what she wanted
In her adult years, life wasn’t always good to her, from the loss of many jobs to abusive relationships. Nonetheless, Kathy had the support of her aunt and despite her many misfortune, she knew she could always depend on her. Eventually, she made many positive changes in her life and after the birth of her first daughter, she truly
Rose did and then Beatrice fever broke. Elizabeth, Rose 's older sister came to the House, she told Rose they were burying their Momma, later that day. Rose asked Trudais, if she could go. Trudais told her, yes, then he said, we all will go see your Momma off, Trudais tells Rose you know where your is, so none of that crying, just say goodbye, then comfort the younger children and your Daddy.