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Life has not been peaches in cream for me I grew up in a small town about an hour away from Chicago called Kankakee Illinois I was born and raised there and my family was never well off so what so anything I received I was appreciative of it My mother was born with a disability called mild retardation My father was in and out of my life even to this day and has never married my mother I spent most of my life living with my grandparents until the age of about 12 years old when my grandfather died of cancer When my grandfather passed away I was very hurt by his death because that was the only consistent father figure I had at the time Then immediately after my grandfather passed my grandmother started having difficulties with her diabetes and her Alzheimers disease My mother was always around and even to this day she stays with me but because of her illness she has the mind of a child so its like I was my grandparents child and not hers My grandmother was put into a nursing home and soon died when I was 14 years old I then moved in with my Aunt who never really cared about me and did not always treat me right because I believe of her jealousy of her parents care for me and my mother I was a great student growing up in school until I moved in with my Aunt and I sort of gave up I felt like I had to fend for myself at a very young age Since I was doing poorly in school I decided to join the US Army when I was about 16 years old and signed the papers with my parents to leave when I graduated High School So throughout my remaining years in High School I was just trying to pass to leave for the Military Once
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