What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

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I was asked from the time I could talk “What do you want to be when you grow up.” My answers were always changing depending upon whatever new fad or hero I was into at that time…Nascar, Teenage Ninja Turtle, GI Joe, Fireman, Cowboy, Football player…it wasn’t somethin I seriously thought about at the time, except football, as to what I could make a living at doing or what would make me happy in the future…it was all about what made me happy at that moment…but then I started getting older and the question wasn’t as easily answered as it was before. I catch myself and still do caych myself wondering “What will I be…”my mind still races and continues to jump from one career to another. I have been blessed to see some of my childhood dreams come true but I am not where I want to be by a long shot…but I do know beyond a shadow of a doubt that I want to have a career that will touch other peoples lives. I want to make a difference in another person’s life…so I am on a path to be a teacher/coach with hopes and asspirations of becoming an NFL player and eventually a coach…it is a dream at this point, but dreams ar eonly a figmant of our imagination that we can bring into reality with hardwork and dedication. What was I thinking? Many teachers seem to ask me that question…followed by…”you are crazy…” What I am thinking is that I know that we need good teachers in this life, and I don’t only mean a knowlageble teacher, but a compassionate one as well. There are several reasons I want to teach/coach…the students themselves, the holidays and summer breaks, and family being at the top. The first reason I want to be a teacher/coach is for the students. Students are the most important thing about teaching. They should be the main reason a person teaches. I had a few good teachers and some really great teachers, those are the teachers whose class you cant wait to go to, the teachers who make eduaction fun and tangible, those are the teachers who make your spirit strong...
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