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I have had many life changing experiences but none of them had never really affected me. I had learned to grow from them and never repeat the mistakes. Nothing in the world could have prepared me for what I was about to experience.

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In Life, there are many ups and downs, and lumps and bruises. I have had many life changing experiences but none of them had never really affected me. I had learned to grow from them and never repeat the mistakes. Nothing in the world could have prepared me for what I was about to experience. Perfect? Well my family is close enough. Even though sometimes we fuss and fight but then again what family doesn't. I had the perfect family - people who understood me, and loved and cared for me. I was lying in my mother's room, laughing, playing, and enjoying her company. It was not many times where we got to have mother-daughter. My sister had just delivered my mothers late Christmas gift. She was of course happy to have gotten the gift but we began to notice that she was acting a little strange. ...read more.

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So we all decided before we got in trouble to call it an early night. So we are all in our rooms and we begin to hear arguing. At first we thought nothing of it till we heard it by the stairs. SO we go out and find mommy yelling about everything. We all went back in our rooms because we knew it wasn't our place to be in the adults business. I heard mommy calling me and I thought I was in trouble. So I took my precious time. As I made my way to her room I noticed she did not look good so I hurried up. She began talking to me and telling me she loved me. Her breathing got heavier and heavier. I began to cry and asked her if she wanted me to call 911 but she said no. ...read more.

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All I could do was cry. I had nightmares about reliving the whole thing. I always thought this should happen to other people moms but it happened to mine. Have I lost? Barely. I've gained more than anything- in maturity, in insight, and in reasoning to put myself and my ego and priorities aside. This is what college would be like: challenges, courses, classes, projects, homework, and finals. I believe I have won more than I have lost. I believe in a fair chance and taking risks. I want to go to University of Miami not only because of your Forensics Program but because it will be a change in setting. It would offer me success. I believe your college is where I can I live out those hopes and dreams. I know college will take a lot of time and dedication but I believe I am ready to take it on full force. So University of Miami here I come! ...read more.

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