The Challenges Of Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

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A famous athlete once said, “Set your goals high in the sky, and don’t give up ‘till you get there.” Odysseus set his goal and never gave up on it of seeing Penelope again and he accomplished his goal. In the next ten years of my life there will be many difficult challenges; just like Odysseus in Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey I will face challenges like addiction, possible death, and seduction of other people. One of the more difficult challenges I will face is addiction. Since 1999 over 17,000 troops have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces for the use of drugs or alcohol. If I don’t make the right decision to say no I could be fired from the military. Odysseus and his men were on the Island of the Lotus eaters and didn’t
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