The Importance Of Adversity In My Life

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Adversity is defined as a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress (Adversity, 2018). My family has played tremendous roles when I have been hit with obstacles in my life. in who I have become as a person. During these trials, I have learned to adapt the philosophy of “what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger” by Friedrich Nietzsche. (The Telegraph) Friedrich Nietzsche was a “German classical scholar, philosopher, and critic of culture, who became one of the most influential of all modern thinkers.” (Magnus) Looking back at the way my family handled these situations, I realize the strength that comes from family. My family has been with me my whole life and I include some of my close friends as family. Since my family has helped me through the adversity, I have learned to shape my outlook for future hardships. A lot of people struggle with adversity as I did when my first accident occurred. When I was three years old, I had an accident in my home that almost took my life. My parents transported me to Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge, Ga. I was then life-flighted to the Children’s Hospital in Macon, Ga. I stayed in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit(PICU) for two weeks under treatment. I was moved out of PICU and into the hospital where I went…show more content…
Even if you don’t agree with it you have the patience and willpower to move on. There are accidents and other life experiences that people cannot control. Even with my life experiences, I have learned from the adversities and they have helped me mature into the person I am today. Through all the freak accidents and life-changing moments, my family has always been there for me. I am grateful that my family has been there for me through my adversities to help and support me. I have always believed that family is the foundation for life. I believe in overcoming
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