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Abysmal 1 Abysmal Life Turns Angelic Luke Boyd PSY 202 Jeni Winne 2009 11 23
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Abysmal 2 Outline I. What was your family like? a. Abusive Father/step mom (until 5 yrs old) b. Custody and growing up with mom (no father) c. No father figure and step dad II. What things do you remember about your childhood? a. Blamed for all things by father/ ABUSE b. Mom finally getting custody of us c. Mom working 3 jobs to support us d. Football/girls e. Mom getting married/ having kids/ things get much better III. What jobs have you had in your life? a. Cook at Ruby Tuesday b. Moving Company c. Flooring d. Realtor/ Mosquito Co/Child Care e. USMC IV. What are your personal, professional, and academic goals? a. Starting a family with my NEW wife b. Earning my college degree c. Becoming an Officer in the USMC
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Abysmal 3 Abysmal Life Turns Angelic Every time I watch a television sitcom or some kind of kid’s movie, I always see the perfect family. The family consists of happily married parents with two kids, a dog, and a cute little suburban house. They always portray the perfect family, but I’m here to set the record straight. I am going to tell a tale of truth about a childhood that is, statistically, the, “norm,” of the United States today. This story is about my childhood all the way up to my life at present. Be advised that some of the things that you will read are kind of disturbing, but I will try to brief those parts as best I can. My mother gave birth to me on the eleventh day of January, which is exactly 4 hours from being a complete year from my older brothers birthday, which is on the twelfth day of January. My Mother was at a young age of nineteen and had just graduated a year ago from high school. Shortly after I was born my mother left my father after continuously having to put up with my fathers beatings. Since I was so young, I didn’t remember anything about my mother, and when she came back to visit us about six months later, all I could say when she hugged me was, “who are you?” Since my mother didn’t have a steady job or home for my brother and I, my father was awarded full custody and we were to go to school with my father and my mother would drive out to Missouri and pick us up to spend the summer in Virginia, where my mom moved after the divorce.
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