Diaz was an accounting in Colombia in the mid 80’s. She has 10 years experience in the field. Until, she moved from Colombia to the United states and pursued a different career because of her life situations. Mrs. Diaz began working as a book keeper after high school. She came from a low income family that couldn’t afford sending her to college, but she got all her experience from working on the job.
In 1920 her family moved to Houston’s Sixth Ward, the tarnished edge of a historic city, uninviting almost dismal at the time. At the age of seven or eight she became the caretaker of her invalid father, her mother worked fourteen hours days to support her family. “Coaching [Mary Kay] through the cooking, shopping, and chores, Lula would say, “You can do it Mary Kay! You can do it!” words that later became a “Mary Kay-ism”… (Gavenas, 2010), there is a whole book of them now. She was even allowed to buy her own cloths, something she loved.
This daughter never knew her father; George died in a fall at work three months after the birth of his child. This left Doris alone and knowing that she needed to do something to support her child. After the war, she landed a job with the newly formed Unemployment Services in the Vancouver area, where she raised enough money to complete one of her dreams: own her own dress shop. She married again to Rene Leatherbarrow, and expanded her dress shop to a large fashion warehouse with four stores. Next explained in the book is Sharon Doreen Leatherbarrow.
Meaning that Karina would have to do most of her studying while she was in school. After graduating and receiving her degree Karina moved to Guadalajara to work at a clinic. Unfortunately, she was only able to work there for a year since her boss passed away and his wife decided to close the clinic right after his departure. That is when Karina and her friend Alma both ended up without a job. Alma mentions to Karina that they should move to the United States for a better future and better paying jobs.
Susan Coleman refused to move the kids back to Oklahoma. Bessie stayed along with four other siblings, to help with the family financial issues by picking cotton or help with the washing and ironing that her mother did for work. But her mother was determined to get her kids an education. When Bessie graduated from high school, she enrolled in the Colored Agricultural and Normal University, which is now Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma. But with money issues she had to drop out after her first semester because all her savings had run out.
She struggled to care for her two babies without much help from the father. It was then that she realized she had to do something to better her life. She decided to move back in with her mother and go back to school. She found work that barely gave her enough to raise her children. With two babies to care for, it was impossible for her to go back to high school full time so she received her G.E.D.
After many arguments she was able to do 'important team projects' at her friends' houses, she also required two weeks of notice to go to the mall, and has stopped trying to go to birthday parties having gone to one with her mom and after about three hours of close observance and awkwardness she finally threw her arms up in defeat and went home. However, this was only the half of her problems, she had just spent the last four years in what could only be described as an identity crisis since she had gone down every possible route in a sorry attempt to impress her parents and ... ... middle of paper ... ...tiful baby boy that has a sunshine character yet a hell-bent attitude. She has realized she harbored a secret envy for her husband for having smoked weed, cheated on a girlfriend, crashed a car and lived entirely selfish before he met her; a life she had never had the opportunity to take. Her task at hand is to formulate words on this to say to her husband without recreating the rift that just recently, went shakily back into place after a very long talk. Above all this, however, she wants to undo the way she acts like a docile house pet and regain her sense of self for she knows that no one, including herself, has much respect to offer a woman who is as malleable as a little girl made of colorful child’s clay.
was raised only by her mother, because her father died when she was only 18 months old. She loved going to school and was very involved in high school. C.B. was in the pep squad, school newspaper, and was the assistant editor her senior year of high school. After graduating from high school C.B.
This event led to her being raised without her father. She contributes her desire to work in gerontology to her paternal grandmother, whom she visited every summer (Kolcaba K. , Frequently Asked Questions, 2010). She decided to go into nursing in high school, because she liked people and had an aptitude for science (Kolcaba K. , Frequently Asked Questions, 2010). She also received a full scholarship to a diploma program, which allowed her to help her brother with his tuition at a state university (Kolcaba K. , Frequently Asked Questions, 2010). She did not focus on her graduate studies until her late thirties, waiting until her children were older and more independent (Kolcaba K. , Frequently Asked Questions, 2010).
Add another year and a half and she had her fourth child. At this point, she was only able to go into work like once a month so she decided that for the hospitals sake that she would hang up the towel until her kids grew up a little more, so she could give more time to her work. On her last day her boss said to her, “Laura, as soon as you think you are ready you are always welcome to come back and work for us, you have been a great RN, but until then, I wish you the best.” Fast forward six years, my mom is ready to get back to work and when she called the hospital they said “We are sorry but we do not accept people with associates degrees anymore, because we feel that our employees should be more qualified to work here.” So my mom was very discouraged because when she went to college she did not have enough money