S: My mom who was both a mother and father to me
2: My father left when I was just a year old, so my mother played the role of both mother and father to me. The following pages depicts the life of my mother, a single mother who overcame despite all the obstacles faced. My mother was not college educated, so it was hard for her to support us financially. Eventually with the help of my grandparents, several aunts and older cousins who who provided free babysitting and whatever assistance they could,
3: my mother was able to go back to school and become a chef which was her life long dream. With her new job, our standard of living improved. Even though we didn't have a lot growing up, we didn't feel deprived. So for all the sacrifices she has made over the years, the love and support she has given us, I truly love and respect my mother which is why she is the subject of this assignment.
12: A Smile As Sweet As Spring
14: April Showers Bring May Flowers
16: Even though I only had one parent growing up I was still a happy baby, and I have my mother to thank for that.......
17: it's always spring in a mother's heart