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My "Two Worlds"

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For me writing a paper about myself is a hard thing to do, especially when I have to share it with my classmates. I can say that I have had an amazing childhood growing up in Nimes France and moving to the States. By moving to the States I have had the privilege to see how the other half of the world lives, literally. I have learned that the two “worlds” aren’t that different, except for the language of course, but it has taught me how to look past the differences in people. Just by looking at me you have your own idea of who I am, I have blue eyes, brown hair, and wear glasses. But that’s all you can really “see” about me. There are a few things you can’t tell by just looking at me, like that I was born on a Naval Ship in the Atlantic Ocean and lived in Nimes France till I was four. Or that I have two younger twin brothers, an older sister, I just turned nineteen this past Saturday, and I love the countryside. I love to draw which is why I am looking for a major in the Architectural field. But really I am just like any other students here were all trying to find where we belong in this world.
There are A couple events and people that have influenced and in away shape who I am today. One major influencer in my life is my parents, because of them I have become in mind a fairly well rounded student and person. With their help and the help from friends and some teachers, they have all prepared me for the “real world” and helped me become an outgoing independent person. My dad has always taught me to work hard for what I want and I can say he has done a pretty good job at showing me that, because if you go to your local pharmacy to pick up a prescription you can thank my dad for that because he owns the company Express Scripts (they process all of the medical scripts and helps some be able to afford medical insurance). So you would think that I have had it fairly easy money wise, but I my parents have taught that it’s better to work for your earnings rather than expect it to be there.
Living in Nimes France was amazing because unlike my home in St. Louis there are open fields and you can actually see the stars at night. The outdoors are considered my home away from home, I can’t get enough of it. Since I can remember I have played soccer and multiple sports. Other than that I work as a Production/Service trainer at Steak n’ Shake and have an internship lined up for this summer. Also I love my friends and family and would do anything for them. To me if you have people to count on and can count on you that’s all you need to be happy in life.
All in all I think I am a fun loving person that’s takes life one day at a time. There is one quote I try to live by and it’s just the perfect way to describe my personality. It goes, “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ve never been hurt, Sing like nobody is listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth” by William W. Purkey. It might not work for everyone but its how I look at the world.

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