University of Texas - Dallas
Write an essay in which you tell us about someone who has made an impact on your life and explain how and why this person is important to you.
As dawn broke and the rays of sunlight shined through the tiny cracks in the cabin walls, I woke up to the sound of creaking doors and the smell of urine.With one eye open, I peeked below me, where my beautiful 27-year old Sarah was wide awake staring right back at me, with a gentle smile forming at the corner of her mouth. The innocence in her smile was like that of Mona Lisa's, soft yet charming, a smile that brightens up your day like the sun. A distant bell sounded, signaling the commencement of the camp's daily routine of getting dressed,waking up the campers, and taking them to their designated activities.
"Let's go Sarah, it's time for canoeing!" I yelled to her with excitement. She looked at me with her wide green eyes, and gave me a smirk. She frantically pointed to her white worn-out shoes and motioned me to put it on so we could head out. I first slowly pulled up her long socks, and then wrapped her leg supporter around it, and put on her desired shoes. Then I pointed to the door, and she turned on her electrical wheelchair, and slowly moved forward.
I have, in the past believed, that the creation of humanity was utterly depressing, when viewing the multitude of differences between the same beings, some fair, but...
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