Personal life Essay Examples

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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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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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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Changing Seasons

Magnolias, maples and pines. Only one is capable of displaying the most dramatic seasonal changes that nature has to offer. Just beyond my window stood the towering icon of the surrounding forest. The other trees surrendered their space to its dominating stature. The pines and maples encompassing the magnolia were particularly jealous of its many […]

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Getting to Know my Mother

When my mother says “Always strive for the best in life,” she means it. While driving down a road in a small town of New Iberia on a rainy day my mother turned to me and said, “Remember that there is a God and he will bring you through everything,” she meant that too. Striving […]

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Media practical product evaluation

After completing my practical product I am now going to evaluate it and comment upon reasoning’s behind choices, trials and tribulations and the product creation as a whole. Firstly, after choosing a group we then came up with ideas and themes for our project and then drew up a brief. The brief generally consisted of […]

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My first encounter with Nathan was on my first day

He was very poorly with a poor prognosis. He had many problems which ranged from respiratory distress syndrome which meant he was a ventilated baby; a right intraventricular haemorrhage which meant he may suffer from Cerebral Palsy in the future, plus he had to have regular blood transfusions. The nursing care he received on the […]

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My ambition is to pursue a career in optometry

One of the aspects of optometry and that appeals to me is its importance in the healthcare sector that can give me an opportunity to help people and apply my scientific knowledge and skills. I am fascinated by the sciences and chose to study chemistry, human biology and maths in my A-Levels. Chemistry has broadened […]

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My Experiences of the War by Thomas Cooke

I am lying here in hospital with the memories of the trenches and the attack that made me end up here still too painfully fresh in my mind. I wake up every night in the early hours screaming, as the pictures of Pure Hell that have made up the past years of my life run […]

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