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I was born January 14 1997- small determined and unbeknownst toanyone and with a rare condition All three of these played a hugerole in shaping the first sixteen years of my life I guess you couldsay they made me stronger mentally taught me how to work throughadversity and most importantly never take anything for granted I am acombination Type A and Type B personality in that I am definitelyachievement-driven and I hate to lose but I am also very reflective andcreativeThe first several years of my life were pretty uneventful I was secondborn and my older brother Nicholas is textbook Type A I dideverything early trying to keep up with him In fact we believe thathe has OCD tendencies- to the point of being annoying at times I woulddescribe my parents parenting style as authoritative My brother and Ihave always had clear high expectations set for us but also always hadall the support we needed to meet those expectationsWhen I was four years old I started playing softball at Buford Ididnt know it then but softball would continue to be one of the themost important features in my childhood My dad would eventually startcoaching me and catching me as I starting pitching And my familywould spend many hours together at different parks in different statesover the next decade I have made countless friends thousands ofmemories throughout softballAs a first grader I tested into the gifted program My achievementscores in Reading and Math were in the 94 percentile and my aptitudescore was in the top 4 My highest score though was the creativityscore on the Torrence The detail I put on the drawings and the color Iused earned the highest score possible I was just one of five kids tobe accepted into the program The schematic way I worked and howdivergent my thinking was unusual for most first gradersHowever just two years later the unthinkable happened My mom pointedout one day
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