Ralph Waldo Emerson's Home: A Personal Analysis

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The alarm goes off at 4:50 A.M. He rolls over, hits the snooze, and then sits up. After that, he gets out of bed and gets dressed. His phone then buzzes with a text message from Josh Sodorff, his workout partner. The text reads, “Hey I’m just about to leave. See you at the gym.” He then gets in his car and heads off to his gym of choice: Elevation Fitness. As he steps out of the car after his arrival, standing at 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 195 pounds of pure muscle, and with an Elvis Presley hairdo, looking at the entrance to the gym, Emerson Parker says to himself, “Another day to get swole.” and then heads off into the building. Born in Salt Lake City but raised in Denver, Emerson describes his childhood using words like “fun” and “crazy”. With three older brothers, Emerson says that life growing up was fun, but sometimes tough. “There is a ten year age gap between me and my youngest-older brother.” he said, “And growing up with them being a lot older than me, they were such great examples to me on how I should live my life.” He says the same thing about his parents. “They did everything for me, and still do.” Religion has had a major impact on Emerson’s life. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. “I think that if I was not a member of the church, my life would be very different than what it is…show more content…
“I still love football, but my heart just is not into playing it anymore. I mean, I’ll still play it at a park, or in the streets with my friends.” Emerson spoke, “But I found a new love for bodybuilding.” After he read a book, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Encyclopedia to Modern Bodybuilding, Emerson was fascinated with what he saw in that book. “The physique that all the models in the book had really impressed me. And what impressed me more is that they were all natural bodybuilders, none of them were on

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