Life as Natalie Johnson
Everyone has their own story to tell, but some actually do tell it while others keep it a secret. Some people may think that they know me, but really all they know is my name. What does life mean to me? To me life is about trusting our feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories and learning from the past. It’s not what I have been through in my life that defines who I am, it’s how I got through it that makes me the person than I am today.
My name is Natalie Johnson and I will be celebrating my 20th birthday next month. God continues to bless me! Trusting, honest, loyal, shy, attractive, easy-going, positive, and thankful are some words that describe me. I was born to the parents of Keith Johnson and Marrale Carter-Johnson, who both are my world. My older brother, Markell Cordell, has been deceased since I was eight years old. I miss my big brother dearly and will love him forever. I consider my grandmother, Marian Booker, as my role model. My “Gam Gam” is the most lovable and caring person I’ve ever met. My Gam Gam gives good advice and is someone who I can always count on. I’ve attended three different high schools in Richmond, Virginia. I graduated from Armstrong High School in 2011, one of the best memories of my life. I attended Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, my freshman year in college. I recently transferred to Norfolk State University last semester as a sophomore. I am currently taking up nursing, but I plan on changing my major to Kinesiotherapy. I am taking this Psychology class because it is a requirement for my major and I am also interested in learning more about the definition of psychology.
I’ve been walked on, used, betrayed, forgotten, and I don’t regret one moment of it. In those moments I’ve learned who I can trust and who I can’t trust. I’ve learned how to tell when people are lying to me or when they’re being sincere. I’ve learned the true meaning of...
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