Family, one word with many meanings. In the Merriam-Webster dictionary family means a group of individuals living under one roof and usually one head. What does family mean to you? Most people would say family means love, friendship and caring. Others may say anger,disfunctional, and pain. For the past seventeen years of my life my immediate family have been my biggest support system. My immediate is my parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents, aunts and uncles. They have been my guiding lights through life. To me family means to love, being caring,supportive and being happy. However, there are other team environments that can also be considered as family.
Cheerleading from age 3 to 14(delete)
I participated in cheerleading for the Detroit Police Atletic League (PAL) from age 3 to 14 years old. Cheerleading is an activity performed by a team of individuals dedicated to working together to acheive excellence and a common goal. The cheerleading team can be considered as a form of family. They act as family members in time of need. They listen to problems, help solve problems, assist with homework, and help you acheive the cheer team goals. Cheerleading is a very competive sport. Many people believe that cheerleading is not a sport. They are right it is not just a sport it is more so a family. The team works togehter, help each other, listen to each other and work toward the common team goal. Cheerleaders are stereotype all the time. It is said that cheerleaders are out there to be pretty and popular, but what people don't know is that the countless hours of hard work the team must endure to acheive the goal of excellence. The cheering team works together to acheive perfection and perform awesome routines. Cheerleaders develop friendships that will often last a lifetime. The squad becomes your second family and together the team grows and mature. They develop life lifr skills that will benefit each cheerleader forever. As a former...
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