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Influence Why is it that the people who influence us most influence us in ways that are not easily quantified Through her work with abused children my mother has shown me the heroism of selfless dedication to a worthy cause By being an upstanding individual my playwriting teacher in middle school acted as an inspiring male role model at a time when I needed one most By being approachable and interesting my World History teacher in my freshman year of high school opened my eyes to the connections between a societys culture and its history and broadened my view of cultures and the world While these influences mean much to me and have contributed greatly to my development they came too easily to mind The fact that I could sit down and write a list of how these people influenced me suggests that the influence did not alter me in any profound way These people are all my elders and perhaps I feel distanced from them The person whose influence shook me to the deepest level is a person whose influence is nearly impossible to describe Mike the best friend Ive ever had changed me and I changed him at one of the most crucial times in our lives the seventh grade We developed our personalities our senses of humor and our love for girls at the same time and in the same manner It would cheapen his influence to quantify it I am what I am because of him I cannot say that about anybody else Mike came to my school in the seventh grade and we immediately clicked Before he came I didnt feel like an outcast by any means as I had my friends that I had known since first grade However until Mike I never had anyone my age to identify with completely Mike made me feel confident in who I was he reaffirmed my drives and my thoughts and my
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