Using Malcolm X's essay as a model.

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English 110

Using Malcolm X's essay as a model, narrate an experience that gave you a new awareness of yourself. Use enough telling detail in your narrative to help reader visualize your experience and understand its significance for you. You may find the following suggestions helpful in choosing an experience to narrate in the first person. I choose to do it on Malcom X. The experience that was the most important turning point in my life.

An important turning point in my life was to go to college and get a degree. At first, I didn't want to go, but I knew that it would be best for me. This decision was inspired through my cousin; I've seen all her successes over the years and realized how important an education is both, professionally and personally.

She has two degrees and works for Johnson and Johnson and is very successful with work.

She also has the ability to become well rounded with traveling to different countries. Through her I have acquired a role model and has inspired me to work hard and continue my education because it truly does payoff in the end. With an education I can get the career I choose and also become more well rounded in my ways and thoughts by experiencing the different areas of studies.

With my learning and experience from my cousin. I am confident enough that I will be motivated to continue to be ambitious and pursue my dreams. My dreams are to be very cultured, educated, be able to support a family and be successful in all aspects of my life, while still being able to remain humble and appreciative.