Essay Discovering Myself

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Amineh Rastandeh
English 10
March 28, 2013
Discovering Myself
Spending time with my family and capturing those moments are the passions of my life carrying me to places like dreams do that help me discover who I am. Without these unique qualities, life has no purpose and my passions fade away.
The one thing life gives us that we will always be able to have in our lives is family-a blessing that people should not take for granted. Spending time with your family is one way that you can build relationships and that is what I have been taught. My family and I are very close to each other making us all brothers and sisters; therefore, we always have get-togethers at each others’ houses and sometimes go to the beach for walks or picnics. Other times, on weekends we hang out and sometimes invite my uncle, who brings back many old memories to my family. In the summer, my family and I plan two weeks of vacation, and travel to random places that we have not been before, bonding us together. For example, we have gone to: Universal Studios, Wild Animal Park, and Hearst’s Castle. Since my cousins and I have close relationships, we have been through many of the same obstacles and events together. Although they tease me and annoy me all the time, we have an unconditional love for each other. Spending time with my family gives me a sense of acceptance so that I can rely on them during times of hardship.
Another one of my passions is taking pictures. Taking pictures has been my favorite hobby as a child. It lets me express my personality and be who I am. Photography has taught me some important aspects: each picture is unique in its own way and the quality of the picture is more important than its quantity. When I was a child, my parents had bought me a toy camera. I used to take pictures of everything and would never let anyone use it or touch it. Then,…