Shannon Beddome: A Personal Narrative Of My Life

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My name is Shannon Beddome. I live in Waukesha, Wisconsin for about the past 9 years. I was born in the spring of 1981 to a mother who was ill prepared and at time incapable of raising a child. My mother was married to a man who wanted to live the "single life" rather then being a father and husband. He tossed us out when I was a couple of months old. We struggled for a long time sometimes living in a home and sometime at my grandparent’s home. When my mother objected to the rules and regulations we would leave. Sometimes we even spent nights sleeping in a car in some deserted parking lot. Life did not get much better for a long time. My mother remarried to a great man who became a father to me. I call him Dad and he is still very involved…show more content…
My mother at time was out most of the night and not able to get me up and ready early in the morning. When I finished the sixth grade( which I shouldn’t of) I asked my grandparents if I could live with them. They were more then thrilled to have me. I then moved to Murray, Kentucky where I finished grade school, middle school and graduated from Murray High School. I also spent half of a year at Wesleyan College, in Owensboro, Kentucky and had to leave to give birth to my son. I now have 2 wonderful children. A son that is almost 9 years old, and a daughter that is 2 years old. They mean the world to me and I love them with all my heart!! My children are the reason that I am now going to finish school. I want to be able to give them a life that I didn't have when I was younger. I want to be able to give them the life that my grandparents gave…show more content…
They ended up in a rehabilitation nursing home. When we would visit them I was able to work with my great-grandmother while she was being rehabilitation. From the point on I knew later in life that I wanted to do something in the medical field. I just started at the University of Phoenix. This is one of my first classes. I am excited, nervous and any other emotion that you can think of, I am feeling it! I want to learn everything that I can out of this class and I mean everything. It’s been a long time since I was in school and I am more focus then I was 10 years ago. It was vary nice getting to know you and I can't wait to get the show on the

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