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Unformatted text preview: San Miguel 1 Camille San Miguel Professor Dorland/ Miss Susan Kelly HONR 100 22 September 2010 Journal Entry Number Three If happiness was the national currency, I would choose to work in an orphan facility. Growing up, my mother was a babysitter. Although she had a degree in Dentistry, she chose to stay home and watch a few children so that she could also take care of my sister and I. Thus, I was always surrounded by babies and toddlers throughout my preschool, elementary, middle and high school years. Through this exposure, I learned to love kids. Having a stay home mom, I was able to compare my life (with my mom always nearby) to that of a child whose parents were always at work (the babies my mom took care of). Although my mother, of course, took excellent care of the children she watched, something was still lacking in the relationships of these children to their parents. The kids needed and did not receive enough attention from their over-worked parents. At our house from the wee hours of the morning until the sun went down, the their over-worked parents....
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