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My name of course is Jonnisha Jena Bridges. I am twenty-three years old, with three kids. I am from Joliet IL, which is 30 minutes away from Chicago IL. I moved to cape Girardeau MO in 2002, at the time I was thirteen years old. As a child I dreamed of being a ballerina, but my career choice changed to business along the way. Now I am a dedicated mother and individual who is striving to become so much more. I want to show my children that there is so much more to this life. Making the choices I have made about my education, will motivate me to do exactly that.
I remember as a child, I was outgoing and very personable. I found that my 5 year old, Auria is a lot like me. She has a spunky attitude, a sassy mouth, and she is very intelligent. I did not think that traits like those were passed along. I recall that I used to be a tom-boy. I never really liked hanging around girls or having them as friends. I was happy when I had my son Is’ryel because he portrays that side of me, mentality and all. With my mom being as strict as she was, I was a bit on the wild side. Sometimes I would break curfew and sneak out. Of course there were always consequences to these actions. They say when you do things as a child you get that back ten times worse with your children.
I always had a down home country-city family with plenty of rules and regulations. We could never spend the night away from home. We had a curfew of 11 p.m. at the ages of 16 to 17 and could not wear make up until we were 18. My mom was a firm believer in discipline, whether it was a punishment, or a belt to our behinds, and sometimes both. My mother had three girls, and I am the baby of the three. I think being the baby was hard on me because my mom expected a lot more out of me if my sisters did not live up to those expectations she set forth for them. My sisters did not finish school so I was pressured more...

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