What Makes Me

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Sometimes a person may feel that they have no purpose in life. Finding out who you are just takes the time of sitting down and thinking of the importance in your life. Who am I? I am Mercedes Kimberly Kingston, and I am a person with different personalities, characteristics, and identities. The many ways, in which I identify myself, in fact, are the ways that define who I am. My Identity is something only I can fully define. I have a little brother, which makes me a sister; I have two loving parents, which makes me a daughter; I am in college studying medicine, which makes me a student; and I have wonderful friends in desperate need of support, which makes me a wonderful best friend.

Before anything, I am a big sister to a wonderful little brother. I would almost consider him my son, because without him, I would be nothing. I live my life for him, and because of him. Sometimes I feel like giving up on school because at times, it's too hard and too much for me to deal with. Then, I think, what kind of role model would I be If I quit. I am only telling him that's its ok to do it. And nowadays, most males don't usually get far, and that's usually because they quit everything that they do. We don't live together, and that hurts me the most. He lives with our mom, and I live with my dad. His dad isn't in his life, and that hurts me. He doesn't have a male figure to look up to, so I play that man. When we do get to hang out, we play football, videogames, and burp; guy stuff and I love every moment of it.

Some say that student life is the golden life but nowadays pressure of being a student has diminished the fun part of being a student, especially for me. The pressure of being a student includes class work and lots of money, and for me, those may be the biggest problems that I have come across. Class work is sometimes very difficult when you are a student. It is seen as an essential part of learning and using what you learn in class. But when you get loads of...
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