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Discuss a significant obstacle that you have overcome Explain how it impacted your life and describe the lessons learnedThe truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable unhappy or unfulfilled For it is only in such moments propelled by our discomfort that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers We find our strength to go on when we least expect it The fight hope and willingness comes when we feel there is nothing left Obstacles are minor setbacks but everyone has the power to get pass then if they just believe While growing up in this society I have encountered many things and I have overcome them allBeing an African American woman raised in a poor community Ive seen heard about and been through so many situations At an young age I was introduced to gang violence living in a home with a father who abused drugs having a mother who was barely there but most of all being raped a life changing experience They say you never know someones story until youve been in their shoes and I completely believe that At just nine years old my whole childhood was taken away in the matter of seconds Nothing but pain was inflicted on me when the man I called my father came into my room and raped me He had changed my life forever without even caring about what he had done Your father is supposed to be a person you idolize and admire yet mine was someone I felt nothing but hate for I had been broken by my father time and time again as a result of his drug use he had debased my body soul and mind I was tormented by living every day in a home with him seeing his face made me feel as though I could
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