Mr. Aaron Smith
January, 31, 2012
Identity Essay My identity achievement can be seen in terms of distinct categories. These include my early childhood, early teenage years, and early adulthood. Someone who influenced my identity was my mother who was a strong and healthy woman when I was a child. She went through a very hard life with me, but she never said a word about wanting to give up because of her financial situation. My mom said even though she has to work hard, she will never give up on anything she has no matter how difficult it might be. For example, when my mom was pregnant and had to carry me for nine months. When I was a baby I did not know my right hand from my left hand. When I became a teenager, and laterwhen I become adult, my mother always worried about me. My mother was the perfect wife for my father and mother for me. Looking back on my childhood, I can remember a time when my mom told me about being she was pregnant with me. My mother was very sick, and she didn’t think she could make it through because of the health problems and issues she had. My mother told me that during her pregnancy she was in the jungle in the country of Burma, and which it is in Southeast Asia. There was no health care or medicine to help her during the whole pregnancy. I was very depressed for her when I heard the things my mom told me. I was lucky to be born a healthy baby. I was born during the month of April when all the flowers and trees show their beauty, and my mom named me after the flower of the cliffs. In the jungle of Burma there were a lot of cliffs, mountains and rivers. Her difficult pregnancy ended joyously with my springtime birth. In the early years of my life, I remember a time when I was five years old. I was sitting and playing with my brothers and sisters for about three hours, when the time came for my mom to call us to dinner. I was so happy that I...