The Places I Ll Go Reflection

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The Places I’ll Go With Your Help
There is a story that almost every person has heard of. As a child the book was nothing more than a goofy story, but now it is something that strikes fear into me. Oh The Places You’ll Go, by children's author Dr. Seuss, begins by telling readers, “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!” In exactly seventy-five days I will walk across a stage, and I will no longer be a high school student. This will be my day, and I’m a little frightened at what will happen after “my day.” I’m not scared of graduating high school but scared of what will happen after I graduate this school. The book goes on to read, “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” I do know for sure that I am smart enough, and that I
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In high school, my goals consisted of making the dance team, joining a foreign language club, excelling in JROTC, and having fun. My goals as a soon to be high school graduate consist of two major corresponding things: Attending college in order to access a degree in Elementary Education, and getting my certification to teach Special Education so that I can help those who have bigger problems than simply not having enough money. I’ve learned that helping those who have worse circumstances than yourself is one of the best feelings that a person can have. Dr. Suess explained, “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where you’ll go.” It’s almost my time and I know where I’m going. I’m almost on my own and I know that, soon, I will achieve my goals. Sometimes a person is the one who gives help, and other times a person is the one who needs help. One day I will be able to help others, the ones who need it more, but for now I am the one who needs the help to get me there. Just imagine the places I’ll go with a little bit of your
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