Southern Values In My Life

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INTRO Many people can classify a single greatest point in their life, but a select few can not. When being raised on pure southern values in the most dominant liberal state, you find other things to concentrate on than politics and schoolwork; I chose this time to forget my family and their troubles to be a kid open to adventures. During my years in middle school and the beginning of high school I found the real me while being outside without supervision. I lived my life by asking permission to break rules through deception, manipulation and other’s ignorance. Though I am not proud of what I did, those were the best times of my life until I became part of God’s church. Raised in a small town in Mississippi, my father was never predestined for greatness. He was raised on southern hospitality, style, and values. These values consisted of church every Sunday, daily football games, and family reunions at dinner. With my grandmother being a school teacher my father was naturally inclined to stand out from the other kids in his class through determination, and shear force from his mother to complete his homework. My father then rose to the top of his class and chose to go to the University of Southern…show more content…
He starved himself for days at a time and hardly talked to anyone even his own parents. Thinking himself merely sad, my father traveled by home with my siblings and me in tow on August 13, 2006; without his wife or her children. Our arrival in Boston proved to be his breaking point however, when my step-mother revealed that she had already been to our home and taken everything she considered hers and the SUV my father had bought when they became married. The only thing my father said to me on the incident was “this sound like something that you would
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