Hidden Qualities

Topics: Family, 2009 singles Pages: 2 (637 words) Published: May 31, 2013
|Name: Chloe Magdaleno |Date: 5-28-13 |Teacher Name: Kristin Schroeder |School Name: CAVA
Many people have hidden qualities that do not emerge until they are needed. It can feel wonderful to discover in yourself a strength that you did not know you have. Write about a time when you learned something about yourself that you hadn’t known before. Type or paste your draft here.

As a child all you have to worry about is having fun and having a lot of it. My grandma was one for fun so naturally we got along well. Painting, drawing and coloring together. We were very close, she was like my second mom. I would spend every birthday and holiday with her. Even after birthdays and holidays, we'd spend almost everyday together. I remember one time when I was about 6 or 7, we were coloring and I didn't know how to color in the lines or in one way, it was everywhere. My nana, as I called her, told me to color in the lines. I took that to offense, called my mom and told her what my nana had said. I started crying and told my nana if she didn't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. My mom told her all I wanted to do was spend time with her, nothing more or less. She apologized and asked for me to forgive her, me being young and forgiving, forgave her. Sometimes I would bring that day up and we'd laugh. I couldn't imagine my life without her, she was apart of me and I didn't want to ever have to say goodbye.. Sadly 3 years ago I did, it was the most painful goodbye yet. November 13, 2010 my nana was diagnosed with colon cancer, incurable. They didn't...
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