Reflections Overcoming Challenges

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Wow, overcoming challenges would be defiantly a great subject for me to write. I'll start from the beginning when I had to overcome challenges in my life. My most overcoming of challenges would be back when i was 17, pregnant and homeless. I was 3 months pregnant when I found out, and my mother had me make my own decision, I didn't believe in abortion and the babies father and I had plans to get married. Well, when I let my fiancee of on year know that I was pregnant he disappeared from all existence, my mother moved in with a boyfriend and I was left homeless. the high school I went to had a program for pregnant teens, so that they may finish high school, but the program was full and they had my mother sign a contract to legally take me out of school, so there i was homeless and no schooling either, I was lucky and ran across a recording company "exclusive entertainment" who worked with other big singers such as Hilary duff and more, and My twin and I signed a record deal with them, We practiced day and night and my pregnancy was getting father along, we recorded a one-song CD and decided to take a beak till after I had given birth, in the meantime I started attending San Diego job corps where I got a degree in computers, business and cabling (computer networking). After I had given birth I flew to Ohio so that I could get on my feet. long story short I took the easy way out, went back to California and starting acting in the wrong field. After realizing that all it was doing but ruining my life I quit, I was dating a guy and we were engaged to be married, but we were both living out of our two vehicles that we got off family friends, we were homeless about a year even though my fiancee was working the price for living was far beyond our means. My fiancee had wonderful ideas and expectations that would get us farther than we ever thought. We took the chances and went for the ideas and it was the best decision we ever made, we finally got a home after i gave birth to my second child. We overcame our challenges of being homeless with two kids, living in poverty, with a corrupt government that would rather take care of illegal immigrant over their own people "the Americans" and we got into a home, we are now happily married, living well...still with ups and downs but we over came out challenge.

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