My Life Essay

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Life as a Label Negative Label
LaShunda Clay
Criminology
Professor Trivelpiece
12-01-12

Yes I have always been giving a negative label. I was always talked about saying I would never amount to anything and I would never make it nowhere in life. Yes unfortunately it caused me a lot of pain and heartache. I actually lost the label and I will explain all my reasoning and why this happened and how I overcame all of this. I was always told that I was never going to be anything for the simple fact when I was raped at six years old by my grandfather I thought it was normally I mean I knew it was wrong but I was only six and my mother them always said what goes in this house stays in this house and if I was to tell I would get a whooping when I got home. So when I finally decide to tell they told me I was a liar and I was never going to make it. I was getting told this at six years old. So six to I was about fifteen I was my life was hard and I had to stay there getting forced to do stuff I didn’t want to do. So when I was fifteen I got raped again but by a complete stranger. From that point on I was forced to live on the streets didn’t have no place to go and I was all alone my pain became to where I would find something on the streets and cut myself because I felt like I was at war with myself. I have overcome this because God blessed me with a beautiful daughter and I was able to finish school, it took time for me to go to college but I still manage to this. My husband…