My Love of Reading Timeline

This timeline will show how my love of reading has developed over my life.

February 1970
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February 20 (Friday)  
My Mom

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My mom would read to me when I was a baby. She would read books to me not just at bedtime.

April 1973
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April 17 (Tuesday)  
My Grandparents

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When I was with my grandparents they would read books to me. My grandmother loved to read and she enjoyed sharing that love with her grandchildren. 

September 1975
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September 6 (Saturday)  
Pre-K

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I lived in Staten Island, New York when I went to Pre-K I had a wonderful teacher. Her name was Mrs. Kringle, we would call her Mrs. K. When she would read to the class, I remember she would read like she was acting out the story.

September 1976
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September 16 (Thursday)  
Learned to read

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I rememeber when I first learned to read how proud my parents were. I was proud of myself too.

June 1978
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June 28 (Wednesday)  
Trip Cross Country

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I remember taking a trip accross country with my parents in a motorhome. I  enjoyed reading while we drove from state to state.

September 1988
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September 26 (Monday)  
High School Teacher

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When I was in High school I had a teacher named Mr. Blake. In his class he would have use reading different types of Genre books. He use to say "you do not know what type of book may interest you until you read it." That has always stuck with me.

May 1991
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May 27 (Monday)  
Became a New York City Corrections Officer

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This year I became a New York City Correction officer. I feel that by having this job and having to read reports and books on the law, it developed my love for reading books on law enforcement.

April 2000
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April 17 (Monday)  
Office Manager

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When I became an office manager for a Public Insurance Adjusters Office, I had to read and write reports regaing the fires, water damage, and  burglaries in people's homes. This help to develope my love of reading crime stories. 

February 2006
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February 2 (Thursday)  
My Son

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Having my son made me see how important it is to read to a child. By reading to children we are showing them how fun reading can be. 

January 2015
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January 12 (Monday)  
Went back to college

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Going back to college hasd me readingg all different kinds of textbooks. I had to learn how to read to understand the new information. I learned that I like more than just mystery and crime books.



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