My Mother

Essay by distillersB+, November 2008

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To write about my role models, I could have picked teachers, I could have picked people extremely influential in their field, and I could have picked models and other aesthetically pleasing individuals. But instead, I found the perfect combination of all three in my mother. There isn't one person on this earth more educational, more competent, and more appealingly pleasing than my mother. And there isn't one person on this earth that can re-direct my role model focus from her.

It took me fourteen years to realize what an extraordinary influence my mother has been on my life. My mother is and will be my role model all my life. Examining her character I see how many traits she has passed on to me and she made the person that I am today. Hard work is one of the qualities she has passed on to me and she would always tell “you don’t get anything without hard work”.

Remembering the past when my family came to this city with very little money and just a big dream and seeing today what they have achieved with hard work. Everything that I’ve done in my life, I applied the important skill of working hard weather it was my education or living up to my ambitions. She instilled the qualities that are hard to come by in this day of age and I might have not always noticed how important my mother is for me but I truly appreciate her now.

Not only did she instill the qualities of hard work in me, she is a person who served as an example of an optimistic behavior. The reason I’m here receiving my education in a such a good school, when many of my friends unfortunately wasting their lives away on the streets is...