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I was born on October 25, 1988 in the Mexico in the City of Juarez. I only lived in Mexico for about 3 years but while I lived there my mom said I gave her the biggest scare of her life. She said that when I was about a year and six months I got out of the house and went to a neighbor’s house to play without her knowing. When she started to look for me and couldn’t find me she got scared, then all my uncles noticed and so they started to help her. She said that after looking for about an hour I came out from that house like nothing had happened. Then on June 20, 1991 my little sister was born. My mom said that when my little sister was born I became very responsible and helpful. She also said that I was very calm and happy all the time. Then in June 1992 we moved to Dallas with my aunt and 3 older cousins. Living with my aunt was all right we had our good and bad times; we were all bunched up in a small house in Duncanville. A couple of months later we moved to a bigger house in the same neighborhood. Our next-door neighbors were very nice they really made us feel welcomed. Living at this house I started preschool. I went to a school that was only 4 blocks from the house, so my mom use to take my 2 younger cousins, our 2 neighbors (who by the way are twins), and me to school walking. I remember that when we all go home from school we would all go outside and play in the backyard. Then in May 27, 1993 my brother Alfredo was born so my dad decided to get a house of our own.
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In the summer of my freshman year the Mission took my class of 2007 to Texas A&M, so we could see and experience the life of a student in college. We had the opportunity to stay at the dorms of a real college for 3 days and we even got to see the classrooms. This is one experience I will never forget. When it was time to go back to school I was scared because I had to go to a new school but this new school had a bad reputation, Sunset. Once I was there I saw that everyone was nice and friendly. I met a lot of new people and made a lot of friends quick. At Sunset my algebra teacher was very nice, he helped me out a lot because of him I became more interested in math and I began to like it. But he was not the only good teacher I had a Sunset, my world geography teacher was also very nice. He would always tell to us about his life in Iraq as a soldier and how it was over there. He was just so fun to have as a teacher. During my freshman year in October 25, 2003 I had my sweet 15th party (qinceanera). My parents made me a really big party at this hotel with a lot of family friends and my friends. I had a really pretty white with baby blue flowers dress. This was the best day ever for me. When school was almost over I applied to Skyline Center for the Child Care Cluster because I really want to be a teacher when I grow up. In May I found out that I had been accepted to Skyline I got really happy but kind of sad because I was going to leave a lot of my new friends and I was going to start over again. During the summer of my sophomore year I went to Texas A&M again and stayed for 2 day but we also went to a different college, we went to The University of North Texas at Denton but here we didn’t stay we just looked around. As a family we went to Oklahoma City to visit some of my moms friends, we stayed there for 3 days. It was fun staying there we got see a new place and look around downtown. When I arrived to Skyline I saw a lot of people I had already met before. But Skyline was bigger than sunset so I got lost my first 2 days there, after awhile I got use to everything and I also met a lot of new people for example Jessica and Felipe became my 2 best friends. At Skyline my classes were more fun but especially my Child Care class, it was better than I had imagined it. The little kids in the preschool were very fun to be around with. They were so sweet and I know I would had never been able to experience this a Sunset. My sophomore year went by quick because I had so much fun. My junior year summer was quit interesting, first I had my 1st boyfriend and I also learned how to drive. This summer was quit long because at the beginning we didn’t do a lot of things but towards the end the mission took us bonging jumping and rock climbing that was such an exciting experience.
My life has been all right so far, I thank god for letting me live this long. I’ve had some good, fun, and exciting experiences but I’ve also had bad, boring and scary one as well. But I know I still have a lot more things to do and accomplish and that I still have a long life ahead of me. Hopefully there are more good things waiting for me instead of bad. Well I hope I didn’t bore you with my life.