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Albert Mehaj



" Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" Nelson Mandela. All of my life school was always struggle for me. Sitting in class everyday five days a week was just hell on earth. On top of that I disliked most of the teachers I had in my time in school. I had many situations and scenarios in my life that just told me to quit in life and school. All of my life I was told I was a bad kid, even when I was a baby. My aunts and even my mother said, "we raised thirteen kids and you were the worst out of all of them." Having them tell me this mad me think in my head that I was bad and there was nothing I could have done about it.

Skipping to my high school years where it really shaped me to understand what education really can do for a man.

Starting off high school, I always wanted to be known as the funny kid or what other people like to call it "class clown". I hated my freshman year, it was one of the worst times and grades I had in my high school career. I would argue with my teachers, and just not care about school. Everyone knew, who I was on top of that because I was the starting middle line backer and running back. Being popular isn't always a great thing, yes I was popular and its perks but every one would always watch and try to critic me. Teachers in my high school really weren't big fans of the football player especially because I was very rude and obnoxious. My coach told us watch what you do because you all...