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The Person I admire the Most

Why don't you love me? If you did you wouldn't be doing that!" "Who are you to tell me that I don't love you? I carried you for nine months and this is the thanks that I get!" "Let me tell you about love, Miss know it All! I'm beating you not only because you did something wrong but because I love you and if I didn't you wouldn't understand. And it is also to show you that love comes in all different shapes ahd form." The person I admire the most is my mother, Ms.Flora. Not only is she my mother, but she's my best friend. My mother grew up on a small island in the Caribbean called St. Lucia. She was one of five children who lived in a two room house which no indoor plumbing. She never once complained about the thins she had and the things she wished she had. She made do in order to help support her family. I admire her because of her strength, and determination. Ten strong men physically could not out-match my mother's strength mentally. My mother enjoyed reading dearly, and she would read any piece of paper or scrap she could find. Finishing school at age of fifteen, my mother was faced with two choices: either go to the country to pick different fruits and vegetables and sell them for money, or become a school teacher. She became a teacher only because her dream of becoming a policewomen was delayed since she had to be eighteen. Why she wanted to work with the police, I don't know. After three years of teaching, she ran to the recruiting center as soon as she was eighteen. Being a police woman gave my mother the opportunity to work as a detective dealing with criminal files and much more. My mother's strength touches me the most because it has helped me to learn that it doesn't matter what you can do. What matters is how you use the strength to get where you want to be. Determination can get you anywhere. My mother's determination led her from where she really wanted to be, which was with...

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