Personal Narrative-Puzzled: My 5th Grade In Soccer School

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Math-Puzzled When I was younger , my parents always told me “ Never give up, no matter how hard things get.” That’s something that I still haven 't forgotten. About 10 or 11 years old in the 5th grade returning from winter break. I was really athletic as a child always had practice for some sport every night. With sports , I never really had time to stop and study or do homework, because I was always on the go. School was just one of those things that never really just came easy for me especially math, I didn 't really pay attention, always sat in the back of the class, sometimes I would read, or draw, sort of just tuning out the teacher. One night I came home from soccer practice and my parents were both sitting at the round wooden dining table that’s when I heard the news of my failing grade in math. I had two choices either keep doing sports as long as I go to tutoring or my parents would kick me out of all sports. The next gut wrenching, math test was on friday, so I had to study as much as I could before that. To me it was like do or die , because if I didn’t get a B or higher I would not get to play sports for awhile. Which electrifying soccer season was coming up in the spring I just knew that I had to do well , because I love the daunting sport so greatly and I could not stand not being able to play soccer ,also I…show more content…
Finally it was friday and I found out the grade I got on the test. I logged into skyward on my phone and crossing every bone in my body for good luck , I looked at the test grade to see I got a 97%. I was so overwhelmed with joy I didn 't know what to do, I told my parents and they were elated too. In the back of my mind the whole time I remembered what my parents told me “Never give up, not matter how hard things get”. Through it all I never gave up and I worked hard to get the grade I got and it taught me that I can do anything I set my mind to , and that One of the most difficult parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or try
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