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...ke charge of my future. I always think what if I had given up and came back home, where would I be now? I am just so happy I held on to hope. After hitting rock bottom I started my climb up. I believed in myself and never gave up. I developed a healthy body image, started making better food choices and exercising. I studied hard and graduated top in my nursing school class. I am the first person in my family to graduate from college. Through my journey I discovered my purpose in life, I am meant to help others. After coming back to California I was told I have additional requirements to complete before taking the nursing exam. Instead of feeling hopeless and depressed I look at it as a blessing. I now know that everything worth having is worth fighting for. I believe in myself. After taking control of my life and overcoming low self-esteem I know I can do anything!
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