Poverty Empowered Me to be Successful Poverty empowered me to want more in my life. The struggles of my childhood gave me the determination to succeed. When I was just three years old, my parents split up, leaving my mother to take care of my older sister and me on her own. To put a roof over our heads and food in our bellies, my mother had to work two jobs and have an abusive boyfriend because he said he would take care of us. My mother became addicted to drugs and after three years she made the change in her life to get off of drugs and be a better mother.
My second semester of school I decided that because I already knew where I was going to college I didn’t have to try as hard in school and work as hard for my grades as I had before. I began slacking off inside as well as outside of the classroom. I stopped doing homework to my best ability’s, stopped studying for tests, and worst of all I was lying to my mother. For almost four months I treated my mother poorly. I constantly lied to her face about how my grades were.
Maya tells her father that she should leave and that she should not go to his house. She then flees downtown. She was homeless for a month, and she told her mother to buy her a ticket to come home. Her mother did not know what happened and Maya wanted to keep it like that. When she gets home Bailey moves out and Maya gets a job.
Growing up without a father was the biggest challenge anyone can ever face, however it made me the strong person I am today. I have the support of my mother to push me to excel in my education. Because of that, our family went through unbearable hardship financially and emotionally. My mom was forced to sell the business that my dad has formed over the years, which led to a family of eight children to break a part. My older sister got the chance to come to the USA, and the rest of my siblings left the house to the capital city of Ethiopia in order to find a job.
Manson Family Cult Case Charles Manson was the founder of this cult and he was born to Kathleen Maddox who was a sixteen year old girl with no partner in 1934. He had a rough childhood as his mom became an alcoholic and she would give him money for him to fetch beer for her. His mother was also a prostitute and never paid much attention to him. Later on in his life his mother sent him to boarding school and he lived with his religious aunt and uncle. Charles went back to his mother but she didn’t want him back.
She however is very reactive to this situation, she doesn’t tell anybody what happened, she steals late passes, hides in an abandoned janitor closet, and eventually ditches school. That example shows how irresponsible she is. House On Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, is about a young girl who moves into a new house with her family in Chicago Illinois in the early 1980’s. Esperanza is not a very happy person, especially after the year she had at the house on Mango Street. The reaction to this small house affects her to dream of living in a house of her own (Cisneros 4).
I loved the way it made me feel. When I started to help, I did it as a way to get community service. I thought it was the best experience. I decided I wanted to keep helping out even if I did not need community service hours. I felt comfortable being around kids.
In Brando Skyhorse Novel, The Madonnas of Echo Park, Beatriz is the mother of Felicia and the grandmother of Aurora. When Beatriz was younger she had to live in her uncle 's house with her mother and sisters. While living in her uncles home her sisters were getting molested and when her uncles tried to molest Beatriz she decide to take matters into her own hands and she stood up for herself. However, by doing so she had lost her home and
As soon as I started my freshman year of high school, I began worrying about where I would go to college and what kind of grades I would need to get there. I attended a small but rigorous private school which made the pressure even worse. For a long time, I had medical issues that I constantly feared would get in my way the rest of my life. Almost nothing worked out the way I thought it had to in order prosper and be happy in the future. Nevertheless, everything turned out okay in the end.
Thank you for making me appreciate a lot of things and for helping me realize the importance of serving other people. Learning does not end in the classrooms; thank you for making me value that. I can finally say, I MADE IT. And to the Lord Almighty, I owe everything to you. With this, I lift all of what I have achieved to you.