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Throughout my life I have met numerous individuals who would be considered people of outstanding character Yet there is one that I admire the most who always has persuasive influence on me My father Sean Golliday Sean is a conductor at BNSF an evangelist and a Staff Sergeant in the Army National Guard He is a loving husband to his wife Cory for 25 years and father to two sons Having a value of duty he felt obligated after 911 to join the armed forces so he could serve his country Because of his age at the time he had to enlist in the Navy and finish basic training before he could transfer to the Army where he really wanted to be He is a Calvary scout and has served two tours one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan His contract was up in 2010 but decided to join for another four years and will be deploying again to Afghanistan next summer He has preached all over the world in places such as Australia Canada Uganda Nigeria and various places in the United States Out of all his occupations he believes that letting people know about the word of God is the most important to him While doing all these noble things he has always had a great steady job to provide for his family The reason I picked my father as my person of influence is quite easy Throughout my twenty three years of life not one individual has affected me in such a positive way as him He laid out the foundation for my character to grow and instilled morals and values that I still have with me today My fathers character would be best described in a biblical definition His activity and behavior reflects the character of God His character wasnt always like this though it was actually on the other side of the spectrum He was born in Chicago but grew
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