Personal life Essay Examples

Technology: Evaluation of my Birdhouse

I said in my specification that the birdhouse should have a cover or roof, and looking at the product you can see that it has. So this was one specification that I met. Another specification that I met was that it should be made out of a weatherproof material. Acrylic is a waterproof and I […]

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I knew I had to face her

My niece was in a bed, undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. We never know why one is chosen rather than another but my feelings were mixed. In one sense, there were times when I hated her, yet I felt enormous affection for her at others. What was I going to do?I am part of a peculiar […]

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Separation’s Gift

It was November 6, 1990 in the small town of Clinton, South Carolina where my parents, Sherri Johnson and Ricky Johnson Sr. , separated from their eight-year marriage. There are numerous explanations for their separation. The main reason my parents separated was due to the obsessive drinking problem my father had. I grew up in […]

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When Accidentally Threw Herself Down A Flight

She hoped that I would die in the accident and she would be able to continue her life without the burden of a child she had never wanted. What she didn’t anticipate was breaking her neck at the bottom. She was rushed to the hospital almost immediately, but it was too late. I, however, was […]

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The sun was shining bright on us from a cloudless sky

The river was like a blue undulated area extending before us for miles. Lush green mountains and forest can also be seen surrounding the river and acting as its safety barriers, the gentle breeze that blew give a soothing feeling in an otherwise hot day. Ominous feelings never crossed our minds in that atmosphere. Only […]

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Making Paradise Now

A student at Eastern College had just graduated from college with a degree in education. She was headed out into the world and wondering where her future would lead her. She went and interviewed for a job as a teacher. This particular job was at a very good school and so was quite prestigious and […]

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The Break – 2327 words – College Essay

People at a young age, become very depended on their parents, and later on, find it very hard to go somewhere without their parents. During the summer of last year, my parents had given me a choice. They asked me if I wanted to go to a summer camp in Switzerland. Like all teenagers I […]

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What only I can explain

I’m lying on my bed in the position in which the cell’s previous occupiers now lie six feet under, in the cemetery three hundred yards to the north. I stare at the tattooed walls, my body riveted with boredom, my solemn face not moving as my mind works faster than it ever has. Out of […]

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The Roma Ethnicity from the point of view of a Gypsy teacher

The purpose of this study is to tell honestly, what I think about my race, the way we live and the disadvantages I had to face thorough my life. In this paper, I try to avoid presenting boring data about the gypsy community; I rather try to present it as I really see the problems, […]

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November the eleventh

My mother took no concern whatever and just told me that we were going to be leaving Zimbabwe, my home country, on twenty sixth of December. At first I thought it was just like before, when she got stressed and had a phase and said things but later went back on them. She had often […]

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Home Sweet Home

As a child, I move homes quite regularly due to the constant changes in my father’s job. Thus, my childhood was like an endless roller coaster with unexpected and sometimes frightening curves and turns. Just when I am feeling the exhilaration of having found a home and of reaching the peak, my roller coaster takes […]

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Edmundson’s article

When I began to read Edmundson’s article, I attempted to sense an overall theme that, for me would characterize the tone of his piece. I felt that if I found what was holding it together and the motivation behind it, then I would be able to analyze the piece with respect to that theme.I read […]

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My Life in New York City

My name is Charley and I am an older man living in an apartment complex in New York City in the 1950’s. I am a large man, and this physical trait lends to my immovability as a person; when I set my mind on some task, it’s going to get finished. I’ve been told that […]

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned While Growing Up in Las Vegas

Lesson 1: Things don’t always work out as they are planned.My mother never wanted to live in Las Vegas; she actually never wanted to leave the East Coast. She grew up in a small town right outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Her family had money problems, my grandparent are bad with budgets and have no concept […]

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A Memorable Driving Experience

Ever since I was young I told myself, I would never drink and drive. I’ve read stories and poems on the consequences of this stupid act, and throughout my 11 years in school have been told by teachers, and public speakers how horrible it is. I completely agreed. I thought “how could anyone be so […]

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Defining Moment

As I look back in my life there have been many moments that were very special and important to me. Sometimes, something happens and you realise that after this your entire outlook on life is going to change. Something like that has happened to me and I have realised that nothing in this world ever […]

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My mission to see the biggest things in the world

My legs where aching with every step and my blisters throbbed more and more as we carried on further away from civilization, the small and very narrow gravel path carried on in the distance. My backpack, once light with only the essential items, now felt as if it had been replaced with 40 pieces of […]

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A tough life

The slow passion of my heart has indeed shaped my life. My appearance seems lush, aristocratic and robust, but my life had been changed with toil and pain, only fifteen years ago when my mother and my sister passed away, and I thought I was to blame. The death of my mother seemed so stagnant […]

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Placing a Biography in the Context of History

Since her childhood in India, Pooja Sharma, aged twenty-three, believed she was destined for different things. “Since I was little, my mom says I was very different,” she begins. “I just wanted to do something different. My sisters, after they were nine or ten, they’d starting painting their nails. I got into tae kwon do; […]

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Them are Fightin Words

It was not really an unusual night. It was a spring evening, a little chilly but easily handled by a light sweatshirt. It was never a struggle to get everyone together for a drink or two on a weekend night. We try to do it as often as possible considering are futures are quite uncertain […]

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The House on Bear Flag Drive

Almost everyone has memories of the home they grew up in as a child. I grew up in a lower middle class town home. It was very simple, and my family and I never thought about the appearance of the exterior of the house. I recently took a drive around my old neighborhood, and it […]

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Principles of Forensic Science and Crime Scene Examination

I am going to write a short report on how I would attempt the perfect burglary to steal the family jewels of a local businessman. My first step to ensure nothing would go wrong and to leave minimum evidence behind would be to be to take a tour around the house, imposed as a gas […]

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