A barrier I faced was when my dad died in the Dominican Republic in 2006; teamwork and persistence help me to get how I am today, and I was able to use all of Jackie’s nine characteristics.
“ A limb has fallen from the family tree, that says grieve not for me. Remember the good times, the laughter, the song the good life I lived while I was strong. This was my mantra. It was tough growing up without a dad when you most need him. A barrier that I faced was never having a dad; teamwork and persistence help me to see the brightest of lights in the darkest of all tunnels, just like Jackie Robinson.
This all started when I was 3 years old in the Dominican Republic 5 days after my brother’s birthday. I remember this like it was yesterday, even though I was three. On June 19th, 2005 my family and I went to …show more content…
Just like Jackie I was really determined to help my family get over the same thing. Using teamwork and persistence my family and I am happier than ever. Using all of these values to overcome my barrier I was able to live life with a strong light in my heart, knowing my father still lives in me.
Even though I was able to grow up without a father in my family and I were able to keep on fighting, we were able to achieve many great things. In conclusion I was able to persevere, and I tell this story to many friends of mine because I want them to know there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Even though I never or will leave a legacy like Jackie Robinson it still touches people’s hearts.
Jackie Robinson also had to use teamwork. Just like I had to. He used this to get into the Dodgers, also to get into baseball. Jackie was a man of goodwill he always was determine to live a good life. I am glad he was able to live a good life but his nine vaules may have changed his life. Just like teamwork and persistence. He was just like me who had one goal to do what he