This essay focuses on examination of junior school approached. I have been more independent than my peers, both in life and study, because I have an unusual family.
experience that has helped shape your identity(no more than 250 words) Since my childhood, I have been more independent than my peers, both in life and study, because I have an unusual family. As the entrance examination of junior school approached, I felt more anxious than ever because I could not provide the birth certificate required to apply for admission. I was even worried about not having the opportunity to continue my studies.
As a result, I was frustrate and my attitude towards study become negative. So my father decide to tell me the truth, that I was adopt by them, so they didn’t have my birth certificate. I’ll never forget how complicate my emotion was at that moment. I couldn’t accept that I was abandon, but I was grateful that my adoptive parents love and care for me as if I were their own child.
were so much older than my classmates’, and why my brother was a dozen years older. Think of my grandma, she already had white hair, but she still personally takes care of my daily life.
They could have had a richer and happier life. But because of me, they had to invest money and energy for more than a decade. Never before have I believed what my adoptive father told me. Study hard and you will change your life, qualitatively and financially. At that time, I had only one goal: I had to change my life. Not only for myself, but also for my loving family. Since then, I have become more independent, because I don’t want to be a burden to them. At the same time, I became clearer about who I want to be and how I should do it. I am convince that without my family’s adoption, I would not be the person I am today.