My Father's Loss-Personal Narrative

Topics: High school, Basketball, Family, Game, Play, College / Pages: 3 (578 words) / Published: May 9th, 2017
When I was younger, my father always wanted my brothers and I to be the best we could be at any sport we played. He always said to try the best you can, and great things will follow. After a recreational basketball game, I was upset because we lost, and I told my father “I don’t care that we lost!” My father got upset at me for saying this and yelled at me all the way home, which was a ten minute drive, about why I should always try my best and care about what I do. “I like it when somebody gets excited about something” and my father got excited about me not caring about losing (Salinger). My father yelled at me for ten minutes in a car ride back from a recreational basketball game because I said that I did not care about losing a game. He

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