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Did you actually grow up what you really wanted to be in life?
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Yes actually, but it didn't happen without long and hard work to get there. 

Since I was little, I've always wanted to be a writer. Preferably a journalist for any major newspaper. While that didn't happen exactly, I have turned writing into my full-time job. 

To get there, I've given up on many other jobs that offered way more security and a better paycheck. All because I just knew that I wouldn't be completely happy if I didn't pursue a self-employed career in writing. 

I've only become somewhat successful around one year ago. That was the point where I started to make enough money to support myself. The time before that, I was barely scraping by, but I kept on going anyway against better judgment. 

In the end I'm glad that I didn't give up on my dream, because I truly believe that it's very important to pursue a career that makes you happy to be alive. Instead of wasting your precious time, working a job that you are not passionate about. 

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No I did not. I wanted to be a zookeeper when I was a kid but now I barely have time for the 1 dog I have. 

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