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Who Am I?

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “To be yourself in a world that is trying to make you something else is a great accomplishment”. So, a question such as “who am I?” really gives me the opportunity to differentiate and express who I really am and who I can be. I am not a complex adult who thinks the world is against me, nor am I an overly sophisticated “know-it-all” who doesn’t take time to pay attention to my surroundings. I can’t say I’m like every other eighteen year old because there are certain things that make me a unique individual. What I can say is that I am progressing to make a brighter future for myself. My name is Samantha. My mom has alwtays loved the name Samantha when she was growing up. She knew when she was going to have a daughter that her name was going to be Samantha. I got my middle name from my mom as well. Her mom’s name was Rose and she passed away a few months before I was born, and she wanted her name to be a part of mine. There were times when I was younger that I wanted to change my name because I didn’t like how it sounded compared to everyone else’s. But over time, I began to accept it and love it. It’s a great feeling knowing how sentimental my name is to my mom, she is the most important person in the world to me. I don’t know who I would be without my parents. They have done so much to support me in my life and I couldn’t thank them enough for everything. They helped me become the woman I am today, and they support me in whatever it is I choose to do in life. I can always go to them for advice, or when I just need somebody to talk to. Everything that I wanted to do or needed, they always did their best and went out of their way to do. My parents will forever be my number one fans and my biggest supporters, and they shaped me into who I am today. Most people say I look and act like my mom. I’ve always been known to…...

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