Transition From Childhood To Adulthood

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My transition.

My transition from childhood to adulthood came during my high school experience. High school has made an immense impact on me. The lessons I learned have truly changed who I am today. The one thing that has affected me the most was the passing away of my father.. This event has taught me a lot about who I am and brought me through the transition from childhood to adulthood.

September 29th 2013 marks the worst day of my life. The day I lost my father: the heart and core of our family. The day came by surprise as I left football practice, coming home to father gasping for air. My mom and I immediately called the hospital for help. Minutes later, an ambulance came and took my father to the emergency room. After sitting in the …show more content…

Everyone was crushed. The first couple of days I didn't cry a bit. I know, that sounds crazy. But at the time I was trying to do anything in my power to make sure others like my mom and two sisters were all right. Of course they weren't okay. At this moment I realized the key was for me to step up and make sure everyone can get through this. This was not easy but seeing how crushed everyone was, I knew I needed to step up and be the man of the house. When my father passed away, it became a moment when I became the man of the house and started to take some responsibility. My father ran our household, meaning he controlled all the money and bills and big stuff.

After my dad's passing, I had to step up by looking into all of the big stuff and finding out what papers mean and what needs to be taken care of. I then stepped up. I called places, friends, and family and helped get things in line while trying to comfort the rest of my grieving family. This event in particular snapped me straight from childhood to adulthood because I had to become the man of the house and take responsibility. Along with just gaining responsibility, I realized that adults have it harder than we

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