Raised in Southern California, finished college in Minnesota and now will be moving to Pennsylvania for medical shool. My influences are for one, my mother, she has taught me to always go after my dreams and to never give up. She has taught me independence and self worth which I only hope to be able to teach to my children as they grow and mature. Lastly,my beautiful children influence my life everyday. They remind me how special I am as a person, and inturn, I am able to give all of my love and myself to them. more...