My Mom Is My Mother: My Role Model

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We all have that one person we look up to as our role model. For most, it’s a famous person, such as Beyoncé or even Whitney Houston. For me, my role model is my mom. Yes, at first when you look at this you may think that this is a typical answer for a 16-year-old girl, but I wouldn’t want to look up to any other person. My mom has raised me to be the best possible person I can be, and she will continue to teach me the way of life and how to better myself as a person as well as impact others and help them be their best selves. Kari is compassionate, hardworking, and funny. My mom, Kari Matuska, was born and raised most of her childhood in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is the daughter of Richard and Marla Ahrenholtz and has one younger brother, Danny. She moved to George, Iowa, around her 6th grade year. Although she doesn’t remember a lot about her middle school years, she loved to talk to me about her high school and college careers. “I was involved in many activities in high school such as volleyball, wrestling cheerleader, trach, softball, choir, band, and wing choir,” said Kari. Her favorite part about high school were the pep rallies and all the people that she hung out with. In college, my mom had many difficult…show more content…
My mother is my biggest role model in my life. She has taught me many lessons such as to be compassionate, to have a hard work ethic, and to make life a laugh out of everything. I look up to her in many ways and I can’t thank her enough for all she does for me. Now yes, it is okay to have your role model as a famous person, but when it’s someone that you know personally it is way more meaningful. My mother has not only been my role model in these three ways, but many more ways. I hope one day I can grow up to be the woman she is. I know that my children will definitely be raised how my mother has raised me. I am forever grateful that my mom has been a great role model in my
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