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Interview With A Child/Adolescent York University Educ 1000 Education

1168 words - 5 pages

Ladan Farah
Prof. Graham Giles
October 11 2018
Interview with a Child/Adolescent
On October 11 2018, I went back to my highschool that I have attended for the last four years. I went into the library to meet up with a student in grade 12. He will be referred to as John-Do. I was astonished to the fact my favourite English teacher told me to meet up with him. He looked like he did not have a care in the world, he was assertive and had a low voice. “ This guy? An outstanding student?” There must be something wrong. But I ignored my thoughts and went on ahead to start my Interview with this individual. We knew of each other and we were classmates so there was no need for an introduction. I told him about the interview that was about to take place. I first asked him about a typical day in his life.
“I wake up pretty late, do all basic necessities in the morning like taking a shower and brushing my teeth , before I leave I watch CP24 while petting and feeding my dog. My mom gets the rest of my siblings ready for school. Every morning I make sure I tell my mom a love her.” I then asked John to explain more about his mom since he spoke so passionately about her. “ She always been a stong independent woman , she is persistent, and my love for her is unmeasured. I dedicate my forearm to who she is as a person.” He then proceeded to show me his tattoo on his forearm.
“So tell me a little more about this tattoo on your forearm.” I said. “On the outside of my forearm, I got a tattoo of a Carnation flower and a Phoenix. The carnation flower symbolizes the undying love of a mother and the Phoenix represents my mother and her struggles. A Phoenix is a mythical creature that is known for being immortal. In a sense where I got the phoenix from was by a quote from a TV show called The Originals. It goes “ A Phoenix I rise from the ashes” instead of ashes my background is fire because currently my mom is still fighting her battles. She has multiple health conditions like alopecia, planter affecitise, energy deficiency, and stress. With those battles she been persistent she has not stopped the pursuit of supporting her kids. My mom had a very rough childhood, she was kicked out at the age of 13 essentially lived on her own. Any residency (partial) she could obtain partially was beneficial. Up until my great grandma took her in.” John said.
When John had explained what his tattoo meant, my mind trailed to the thought of my mother and her struggles. My mother was a refugee, and her mother was killed during The Somali Civil War. This affected her mental state,She had to flee to Sweden to have a better chance at life. She suffered from health conditions like arthritis, and scoliosis. She dealt with many traumas that affected the way she lived.
What is your goal in life after high school?
“I dont know I’ve been indecisive about my career path, I been deciding if I should take a year off but in terms of what i’m passionate about I would...

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