Mom's Perspective

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In today’s society we are aware of many people that have done great things and set commendable examples of being righteous but so often the person closest to us is only noticed from a far. A mother is the person who gives you life even after she has given birth and she can be the greatest role model in our lives. “Young people have a range of role models, and particular

reasons for choosing them. Many look to close relatives for their role models (Bricheno, P. &

Thornton, M. and M.).” In the article, The Role of Religion in the Lives of Resilient, Urban,

African American, Single Mothers by Anne E. Brodsky, there are many examples of young

Mothers’ proving that even thru adversity and pain the power of a strong belief in faith and

religion that a mother can be a positive role model in the life’s of their children.

My Mom, Barbara, was born in New York and was raised by her Mother and Father and

at fifteen they moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from high school and continued on to

Arizona State University. During her college years she started to explore the diffe...
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