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Rebecca Crosby Research Paper

analytical Essay
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Eagerly sitting in a chair placed in the living room awaiting to be interviewed, Rebecca Crosby silently contemplates the lessons in her life that caused her to grow as a person and become dependant upon herself as an adult. Beginning to speak, Crosby lists the many struggles endured throughout grade school, including bullying and being successful student, and how they affected her decisions when choosing an ideal career. Throughout most of grade school, Ms. Crosby experienced multiple forms of bullying as she jumped around from elementary to junior high and eventually to high school. She says, “... in junior high I would say it was probably my first week of P.E. We were doing something with basketball and I just started getting basketballs thrown at my head.” By this …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how rebecca crosby silently contemplates the lessons in her life that caused her to grow as a person and become dependant upon herself as an adult.
  • Explains that ms. crosby experienced multiple forms of bullying as she jumped around from elementary to junior high and eventually to high school.
  • Describes how rebecca was sent to live on her own when she graduated from high school. she cleaned her friends' houses, rode buses, and didn't have a car.
  • Narrates how rebecca crosby pushed herself to make it through cosmetology school, even after missing so many classes because of sickness.
  • Narrates how mazen allowed rebecca to attend the arizona school of massage while he stayed home with me, the newly born baby, and mrs. crosby lost a partner's support financially and physically while she was still working to receive her massage therapy license.
  • Narrates how ms. crosby knew she wanted other knowledge, specifically in nursing, where she could help people feel better about themselves. she attended pre-rec classes at chandler-gilbert community college, while rebecca pursued her career as a hairstylist.

She instantly knew what she wanted to do with her life, but it was a matter of being able to make a livable financial income. She sincerely states, “I cleaned my friends’ houses till I could find a job, I rode buses, I didn’t have a car and it was really sad coming from a ‘safe haven’... to go from bouncing around to friends’ houses, sleeping at random people’s houses. It was horrible.” She was only eighteen years of age. She in a sense lost the support of most of her family and she was forced to learn quite a bit about taking responsibility for herself so early in her life. Before she was able to attend cosmetology school, Miss Crosby became Mrs. Crosby once she married Mazen Sleiman in 2000. Three years had passed and Mrs. Crosby was finally able to afford her education to become a hairstylist now that she had the help of her spouse. However, at the same time Rebecca had already been a few months pregnant with me. She pushed herself to make it through cosmetology school, even after missing so many classes because of sickness, barely making it through to receive her license to become a

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