The Importance Of Living In Life

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The character of an individual is not judged on the mistakes made throughout a lifespan, but is based on what knowledge that individual has gained through those experiences. The only way to make mistakes in the first place is to take a chance, and famous actor Jim Carrey says; "I learned many, many lessons from my father, but not least of which is that you can fail at something you don 't want, so you might as well take a chance doing what you love.” I am not exactly where I want to be in life, but I am taking the necessary steps to get there and when a barrier is set in front of me I don’t give up; I just look for an alternate route. Being a candidate for the Rent Free Housing would create a less stressful environment for me and help with financial…show more content…
To sum it up, I was a young shy girl born in North Carolina. I have one sister and two parents who cannot stand each other. When I was five years old we moved to Virginia, and shortly after my parents thankfully got a divorce. Although a divorce is not ideal, I believe in my case that the situation was improved by my parents separation. My parents are great people as individuals, but they turn into terrible people when they are together. So, they didn’t get a real divorce until many years later, just because they couldn’t agree on anything. A huge portion of my childhood was spent in court discussing my home life with a judge. Something that always got me through was my sister. No matter how scary a situation was I always had her to protect me. As I got older, around 15, my parents started to loosen up. They still hate each other, but instead of arguing about things they started to let me make my own decisions; I wasn’t very good at it. Around this time I started to get into trouble with drinking. I was a tolerant and nice girl my whole life and at the time I felt that I would take the opportunity to stop caring about anything. So, I started partying and
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