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by dima
Rated: E · Essay · Inspirational · #2094722
life has it battles but you can overcome them
Driven to greatness
âGreatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.âDorothy Height
My life it's been a challenge and it's been a life full of battles, struggles, hurting, it has been a painful life, tears running down like a stream at times crying till I'm dry but I know I gotta keep pushing forward.
As I look back on how my life was I couldn't really see anything all I could see was darkness I was confused then I looked to my future and I saw the sun-bright and yellow I see a great multitude of hope, peace, uplifting joy. Life it's had it battles and it's has its opportunities to lose me but I just keep pushing on and I'll keep on till the day I die.
Throughout this life I have learned that to be successful you can't look back and see where you have been but to look forward and see where you're going it's like driving a car you gotta keep your sight set on where you want to go and not where u were.
I have been constructed into the man I am today because of the people who have made the most impact in my life, people like my Aunt my parents and close friends.
When I was in 8th grade I started struggling with depression during this time I felt dark I felt lonely I was just looking for a way to escape, anything I could do to get out of this life. I was surrounded by terrible thoughts and worries. It was like a consuming fire I was the wood and the thoughts and worries were the fire. I just couldn't seem to find a way to get out and all I needed was a hand to lift me up and I felt like that hand had already been gone so i just gave up on fighting the fire and I let it burn me. Then I started to see hope I started feeling like there was a chance to get out, out of that burning fire. I finally found that hand I was looking for.
For a long time I had waited to get picked back up by someone. Honestly I had people who would help me get up but they couldn't lift me all the way, the only person who could was me.
I don't want people to feel sorry for me. Everyone has gone through some sort of battle and this is just one of the ones I have gone through.
I have been driven to greatness because of my life because of the people who have made an impact on me

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