By Victor Fteha Perseverance can prove useful during childhood in several ways. For example, I once received an unusual grade in Jewish History. It was the lowest mark I got my whole life. Instead of pondering about it uselessly, I pledged upon myself that I would study hard for my upcoming tests particularly Jewish History, my weakness. To my disbelief, my countless efforts earned me a 112. That was actually the highest mark I got this year. It seemed evident to me for the first time that my great determination and persistence could elevate my performance and influence my skill.
This story was published in the Bar Mitzvah Magazine