Life

Life

  • Submitted By: Deyabae
  • Date Submitted: 12/20/2013 9:02 AM
  • Category: Biographies
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​It took me eighteen years to realize what an extraordinary influence both of my parents are to my life. As well as me, they were both born in Mexico. I come from a family that takes risks in order to achieve something in life. That’s exactly what they did once my mother Maria gave birth to me in Mexico. It only took a short amount of time to realize they didn’t want me or my sibling to go through everything they went through when they were younger. They changed their whole lives around just for their family. Knowing they had to go through a lot to get where they are right now. I admire the person they have become and they influence me because I want to be able to achieve my goals and become someone in life just for them.

​ My name is Deyanira Cerriteno. I was born in September 13, 1995. This is my last year attending at Benson Polytechnic High School. At the age of 4 months until four years old I lived with my Grandparents & my Aunts and uncles when my mom came here to the United States. Let me tell you a little something about my mother Maria. She was born in Michoacán, Mexico. She was a mommy’s girl and not so much of a daddy’s girl. She had eight brothers and sisters. She is the 4th oldest out of all and she was one of the most caring ones. She would always take care of her younger siblings. She would talk about boys just like any other teenager in the world. But just like any other family, her family had struggles. They had financial struggles. At one point they were a moderate family but everything went down the hill. They couldn’t keep up with all of their children’s school pays, house rent, water payment, food to feed the whole family, and money for necessary things like clothes, etc... When she knew she was pregnant of me that’s when she realized she didn’t want me to go through the struggles that they were going through. They wanted me to have a good life and actually be someone in life so that their grandsons/daughters would not go...

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