Short Biography: Mary Funderburk

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Mary Funderburk Biology 1000 Section 003 Critical Thinking Report 1 My Biography My name is Mary Katherine Funderburk, but I actually go by Katie. It's definitely a little confusing for some people to understand; so now that I'm an adult college student I remain my name to be Mary. My mother is a little quirky. She decided to name my two older brothers and I after saints, followed by not calling us by our first names but giving us a nickname or calling us by our middle names. This was extremely frustrating and little embarrassing during my adolescent school years. I like to think now I'm a little special for this l odd gift for my name and I also like to tell the story at times. I grew up in a small quirky southern town called Many, Louisiana. Many is considered the biggest town in Sabine Parish and many people are familiar with this part of Louisiana due to beautiful Toledo Bend Lake. I have fond memories of Toledo Bend growing up. When I go home to visit my family, especially my grandmother, I like to pack a lunch and take a scenic drive down to the man mad reservoir. This special once in a while occasion always brings a silent smile to me and makes me remember my roots.…show more content…
My mother and father after being married for 25 grumpy years, decided to divorce three years ago. I also have two amazing and sweet older brothers, who both still reside in Louisiana. My oldest brother, Allen, has been married for 15 years and has one tough girl and two rowdy boys. Todd, my second brother, on the other hand joined the army when is was 30 and has been deployed four different times to the middle east. He is out of the army now and has a peaceful life living in Baton Rouge with his new wife and two teenage stepdaughters. I'm not as close to my family I as I would like to be, but hopefully this can change by me making more frequent visits to

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