Examples Of An Autobiographical Incident Essay

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Autobiographical Incident
As the artist Kelly Clarkson says, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Everyone goes through situations in their lives that draws them closer to a family member. Sometimes everyone needs someone to lean on. You need to lean on your friends or family members to stay strong. Two events in my life caused me to become a lot closer to my mom than I already was, because she felt the pain too. In 2007, when I had just turned eight years old, my father passed away very suddenly. Then, in 2012, Hurricane Sandy came and destroyed our entire house. These two events caused my mother and I to be very close because we both knew what each other was going through. On November 15, 2008, it felt like a normal day, I got up,
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On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy came and destroyed our entire house. The day before, October 28th, it was my birthday and all I really remember from that day was police officers coming to our house and banging on our door and telling us we had to evacuate immediately. It was the most scary moment of my life and I did not know if I would ever see my house again. We ended up losing our entire house and most of our stuff. Our house got about a foot of water, which is enough to destroy the entire house. After this incident, I got even closer with my mom because we had lost everything and she was my backbone. I leaned on her and stayed strong for her. Even though she was a single mother with two kids, and she’s never been affected by a flood before, she handled it like a champ and did what she had to do to rebuild and take care of my brother and I. She was and still is my best friend through…show more content…
These two traumatic events in my life made me grow a lot closer to my mom than I already was. In these situations, I realized how strong of a woman she truly was. We never saw her break down and she always stayed strong for us. She would always tell me, “don’t wait for the storm to pass, dance in the rain.” My mother is truly an amazing person and continues to inspire and amaze me everyday. Regardless to everything we have been through, she made everything a learning lesson for my brother and I, and I can truly say it helped me mature faster and taught me a lot about life. Even though what I went through was very traumatic, I am very thankful for my mother and the bond that I have with
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