Hippocampus. It is a word that I used to confuse people around me. I
thought I would be the only one among the people I know who would have
known the actual meaning of it. Not surprisingly, almost everyone thought it
means a school for hippos. Well, almost. Until I, hubristically talked about it over
a typical family dinner. The man who sat opposite me responded, “ Oh really?
Well, I actually know what that means, It is a part of your brain.” To sum up,
that was the day when I felt extreme cognitive dissonance. But it was also the
day when I took my dad much more seriously.
My father’s full name is John Doe. He was born on 3th of January 1961
in Indonesia. He is a son of Peter Doe and Martha Smith
In indonesia people are
very passionate about food. Growing up as a child, he was very active and loud.
He was considered to be a valiant kid. Despite that, he was actually most
petrified of getting lost in the crowd, especially in a market full of people. His
father’s name is Peter. His father was working as a jeweler. Their house was filled
with radiant atmosphere, but almost calamitous as well. This is because he has 3
brothers. His mother was the only female in the house. She is a very composed,
loving and always displays a high level of energy, even until the present time. His
father is the most influential person for him, especially by his example of
diligence and loving care.
During his school life in Indonesia Methodist school, Lock was his nickname.
He was one of the few children who actually enjoyed studying. Describing him as
a student socially, he was a gregarious and considerate person,while on the
academic side, he was ...
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...n be easily
spotted through the new gadgets for children. He remembered that in the past,
their source of entertainment would mostly come from TV. As an adult, he has an
opinion about political matters. He personally admired president Franklin
Delano Roosevelt. He believed that he was a person with integrity and a great
example of a transformational leader. Presently, he has some things that he
would like to accomplish in life that he has not accomplished yet. These include
the desire to own a big mansion. Recently, he also likes to observe different
styles and designs of houses.
His life has been such a journey from a dreamer to an achiever. When I
asked him what would be his advice for teenagers, he answered “To love the
Lord, honor parents and achieve excellence in academic study with a successful
career in life.”
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