Using Figurative Language

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Using figurative language
In my life, I have met many important people that have changed my life in an unforgettable way. It wasn’t until my freshman year in high school that I met my best friend Francia Fajardo. I am constantly learning from her whether it be about school, fashion, personal relationships, almost everything. She is like a lifetime teacher.

For as long as I can remember I have struggled in particular subjects in school. She was the first person who ever took a real interest in to my education and wanted to help me improve in my studies. She taught me many shortcuts that would help me grasp these subjects better so I would no longer struggle as much, she would spend hours helping me when no one else would. She never let me struggle or fail any of my assignments after I met her and even today she encourages me to do my best in all my school work. She is like a teacher outside of school.

It may sound odd but fashion is what started our whole friendship nearly 4 years ago. I remember the first time I saw her she was this well dressed intimidating girl who sat across the classroom. I had admired her sense of style and would make it obvious when I would sometimes accidentally stare at what she was wearing from across the class. She would sometimes catch me looking and I’d turn away in fear. Eventually the teacher moved her into the seat right next to mine and we instantly became friends. I confessed to her that I loved how she dressed and she began to teach me all about where her fashion inspiration came from. Since then our styles have become very similar. We shop together and share clothing and she has taught me how to wear one shirt in three different ways. She is my personal fashionista.

Out of all the things that Francia has taught me, her most important contribution to my life has been through my personal relationships and struggles. Although she has been important as a personal school teacher and fashionista she is most valuble to me as...
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