Someone Who Has Influenced My Life

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Someone Who Has Influenced My LifeI am writing an essay for my English class and keep getting an E what am i doin wrong?

In life you have many people who influence you. Some aare good influences and some are bad influences. Although, the one person who influenced my life most would have to be my father. My father sacrificed alot in his lifetime to make his children's lives better. I adore my father he is a strong confident man and loves his family unconditionally. I have become the person I am today because of my father. My father was raised by his oldest brother. When my father was young his mother was sick and his father ran off. My fathers mother actually died in his arms when he was six years old. I could not even imagine having a traumatizing event like that in my life.. I would never have been as strong as my father was and has been. Dad grew up to join the army, in which he fought in the Vietnam War which was also a traumatizing event in his life. Dad still screams in the middle of the night from the events he experienced in that war. He married mother after that and had us children. In dad's eyes his family is number one his children come first before anything else. Father has taught me to respect people no matter what. Dad is a very special person in my life and always will be not just because he is my dad, because he is a special and strong person in my eyes. Dad has always told me no matter what happens to you in life pick yourself up and keep going strong as you were. He says what don't hurt you makes you stronger. I believe there are no excuses in life to make you just give up and be lazy. You are what you make of your life no if, and, or buts. You can be who or whatever you want to be all you have to do is work hard toward your ambitions. Dad has broken his neck, hurt his back, and has had surgery on his knee. everyday, at the age of 64 years old. I admire and respect my father for...
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