13 September 2013
Best mom in the world, not just another coffee cup slogan!
The person whom I admire most is my mom, -. She has been my rock for as long as I have been alive. My mom has raised me to be a respectful, mature, caring, and hardworking individual. She healed the boo-boos I suffered as a young child, guided me through the awkwardness of puberty, and softened the heartache and disappointment that come with adolescence. My mom is the hardest worker I know. While taking care of three children despite her multiple sclerosis, my mom went to college and maintained a 4.0 GPA. She is also the kindest person I have ever met. If my mom knew of anyone who didn’t have enough food, she would literally get food out of our cabinets to feed them. Lastly, she is the smartest person—academically as well as commonsense-wise—I have ever met. Over the years my mom has talked me out of many bad decisions, such as bell-bottom jeans and blue eye-shadow, and coached me to make good choices, such as charity work and taking college classes in high school. Because my mom has passed along so much of her wisdom to me, I will be better able to contribute to society than I would have been without her example.
First, my mom is the hardest worker I know. She maintained a 4.0 GPA in college. She took care of three children and an entire household before she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that damages nerves. Despite the pain my mom is in, she does everything she can for her children. Depending on the day and the severity of her pain, she will do laundry, dishes, vacuuming, and even mopping, if she feels up to it. She amazes me daily with the load she puts on herself. She makes me see that if she can get up and do so much with the amount of pain she is in, that I can do more than I think I can.
Second, my mom is the kindest person I have ever met. She would help anyone in a time of peril. Whether... [continues]
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