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scholarship essay - was my education I’ve always excelled...

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My name is Christine Van Pelt. My life, like many others, has been a rollercoaster. When I was three years old, my dad left us. My mom soon remarried to an abusive person. All I had was my brother. Then when I was nine, my mom and step dad had a little girl. It was a light at the end of the dark tunnel. A few years later, my brother was killed in a car accident. Then a few years after that, my little sister was diagnosed with severe autism where she continues to not be able to communicate today. I love my siblings so much, and these tragedies put a lot of grief into my life. One thing that helped me to keep going
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Unformatted text preview: was my education. I’ve always excelled at math, and every time I would do some sort of math problem a piece of happiness was brought back into my life. Today I am studying to become an accountant. I am at one of the best accounting programs in Texas, at Baylor University. I plan to become an accountant and spend a lot of my time and money donating to autism programs. Accounting makes me happy and that’s all I need. What I earn will be shared to researchers who find happiness in science and can hopefully one day find a cure for autism. I want my little sister to be able to find happiness one day too....
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