1. Kristy 3 months ago

    Wow Xochitl this is such a great piece. I especially love that you included the story about your grandma. repeating kindergarten three times and having to learn a completely new language on her own, it shows an incredible amount of perseverance.

  2. Irene 4 months ago

    Xochitl, I agree with you that perseverance is very important in life for achieving success and not giving up despite the difficulties. This story of your grandma and how she never gave up learning even though she had a very tough time also reminded me that it is important to persevere, and my respect really goes out to your grandma. I really appreciate your essay and your personal example of never giving up!

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