I told my parents when I was in my teens that I did not seem myself staying and working on the farm they owned. Dad had been grooming me since I was young to take over the farm one day. But the thing is that I really never liked farm work, and I knew that a lifetime of it would make me very happy. My dream was to graduate from college and get a degree. I hoped to move to the big city, and when that time finally came, I looked for a New York marketing recruiter to help me find a job.

My parents were very disappointed at first when I told them of my plans for my future. They both pointed out that I was very young and that I might change my mind at some point. But I knew that would not happen. I earned a 4. (more…)