Personal Narrative: My Father's Abuse

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There was a time in my life when my father abused my mother and harassed my brother and I. We asked for help from our family members and they denied taking us in. They said to never speak up and just to listen and do as my father pleased. My mother was in tears, and I knew we were on our own. Since that day I have made it my absolute goal to succeed. I never want to feel what I felt that day again. That day I felt helpless, I was in pain seeing my mother have no other option but to stay silent. That day I saw no life left in her, she sat there with dried tears, unable to say or do anything about the situation. It was her fear holding her back, however, this never held me back. I focused on my aspirations and what I needed to do in order to
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