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  • Topic: Mother, Father, Family
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My father's college graduation ring is the most precious and valuable gem than any other gem in this world. This ring has significant sentimental value. It represents his great effort in getting a college education. It also is special to the rest of the family. This ring is the symbol of long nights my dad studied while supporting a family of three children and a baby on the way. My mother was a stay at home mom and she supported him each step of the way. It is a black and gold ring; he uses it on his right hand, on the ring finger. On the right side of the ring is the graduation date of 1979; on the left, is the initials of his name LTR; in the middle of the ring, it has a sapphire, his birthday stone. On the middle of the stone is the shield of the university, with the name Universidad Libre. The colors of the ring are also symbolic: the black represents the dark nights of hard work and studying and the gold represents his continuous efforts. My father comes from a family of 8 children, men and women, comes from a humble family and working, but he did not had the opportunity to go to college when he finish high school, he makes the decision to move to another city Cali , and make a future , taking bookkeeping courses, and accumulate credits to begin his career of accounting, things became harder and harder, my father met my mother and decide to get married, and to move to the capital Bogota, to seek a better life. At first it was hard but little by little things were getting better, opportunities were opened, and using their knowledge of accounting could begin to carve out a future, and start taking care of his family. My father decided to go to college to study and get a degree in accounting, he knew that by taking this decision would come many sacrifices, would come long hours and days of not sleep, but do not let it be an obstacle to the goal that the proposed, my mother was behind him 100% always gave him the support he needed, my father wants he...
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