Personal Essay "The Long Walk"

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Personal Essay Everyone has fears that impact their life. The boys in the book "The Long Walk" had a constant fear of losing their life by breaking any of the rules for the walk. A fear can change a person's life completely and it can hold you back from a lot of new opportunities you may come across in life. I feel that every day that goes by , we are always facing our fears because you never know what could happen anytime anywhere. I am going to talk about 3 of my biggest fears and how they impact my life. To start off, one of my biggest fears ever is losing my loved ones. My friends, family and dog all fit into this category. The reason why I am afraid to lose them is because they are the people who made me the person I am today and I don’t know what I’d do without them. My family raised me to be a strong and good person and I love them so much, especially my mom. My mom has been my best friend ever since the day I was born. I would hate to lose her. Without her, I don’t know what I’d do since she's the one who brought me into this world. Also, my dad has always been there to help me make tough decisions and I love him a lot. My brother is the best brother anyone could ask for. We never fight and I always talk to him about my problems. We get along so well, I'd hate to lose him too. We have all been through so much that it has brought us much closer together. My friends have always been there for me. I have always had friends come and go, but the ones that stayed mean the world to me. The one friend who has been there for me and knows me the best is my best friend Sharon. We haven't fought over anything and I've known her since I was basically a baby. She's the first person I'd go to if I ever needed advice and she's got me through so much made me stronger. I would hate to lose her. It's never a dull moment when we hang out, I could basically call her my
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