The Five Influences in My Life

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The Five Influences In My Life I’m 17 years old this year and it’s still an immature age for me. But there are 5 influences in my life, to lead me how to be a good person, how to handle affairs in the rest of my life. The first influence is my grandmother. She left me 3 years ago. But nobody can replace her status in my eyes. She always teaches me with patience, even though I make mistakes. When I was a young girl, I studied at her school. But she never let me to call her grandma. No one realized our relation until I was graduated. Another thing is that I lost my patience to work on my project and ripped the paper. She came and told me “Failure is the mother of success” I still remember her word today. She is a tough woman. Her behaviors and traits influence me deeply. And I miss her very much. The second influence is my headmaster when I was in grade one. She was an old and strict woman. I was her monitor because I worked hard and my good marks. But different from other teachers, the better I was, the stricter she was in me. Sometimes, I just made little mistake or even didn’t do anything wrong, she also instructed me what I should do, what I shouldn’t do. And she also required me try my best to do every quiz or test. As time passes, I became more and more scrupulous and rigorous. It is she who made me to be such a girl. The third influence is my best friend in China. We knew each other for 4 years. She is cute and smart. Before I know her, I always believed that “you are my friend, so you must be friendly to my and you can’t ask my to do anything I don’t like”. It sounds a little overstatement, but I never do something for my friends forwardly before and hoped them to do so. It’s my birthday then, I got into the classroom and something really surprised me. She sang birthday song and carried gifts to me with my classmates. To be honest, it was the first time

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