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Renee D Henry
Week One
Brainstorming Worksheet
Purpose: Use this worksheet to brainstorm and reflect upon two significant, uplifting, positive experiences/events that had a profound impact on your life. Consider events from your childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, etc.
Hover over words underlined and in blue font (indicating a hyperlink) to access a definition and the glossary of terms (also located at the end of this document). Items with a blue asterisk require completion (*).

Renee D Henry

Life Event 1 (title):* Finishing High School
In 2001 I completed high school in Belle Glade FL, where not many people finish school because of the mentality of the community.
In my last semester of school I found out I was pregnant and I had no clue what to do I wanted to just give up. However I looked at my surroundings and the people who never make it out this small city and something just clicked for me and then I knew I had to finish school no matter what. So I stayed after to make up my grades and I finished in the top 10% of my class. I was so proud of myself and it felt great.

I felt like a million dollars because so many of my classmates either did not complete school or they had got killed from the amount of violence in the area. This was truly a great inspiration for me and it drives me today to go hard in everything I do!

Life Event 2 (title):* Getting my first government job!

I started working as an outreach worker for the county back in 2004 without any experience or knowledge. I wanted so bad to get a good job and show my daughter that I Can work and show her a different environment and life experience because we don’t have that from where we come from. So when I got the job offer I was over excited and I was young with a county job that meant so much to me to have something that my child could look up to me and say “I want to be like…...

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