As a boy I dreamed of flying airplanes 21 I told Dad I wanted to be a pilot.he said. ‘You need to
do your job well on the farm first, and 22 you may realize your dream.’The farm was an everyday
responsibility (职责)-that. 23 Saturday, Sunday and Christmas too
Every morning I got up at four o’clock to milk and 24 the cows. After the milk was bottled, my older brothers and I 25 it to people's homes. I was paid five cents a bottle.
At that time I 26 that to be success-ful you have to take care of your responsibilities一 When I was
16, I signed up for flying lessons. To pay for the lessons I 27 a small restaurant with some friends.
One of our regular 28 was the president of the Farmers Bank.
Every 29 I got，I talked to him about my dream. One day I told him I 30 $3, 500 to buy my own 31 . Helent me the money so that I could fly people within 150 miles of the airport. Twelve years later I was flying people around the world 32 a pilot of a big airline company After ten years in the company I started my own 33 . Today I run a milion-dollar company, but it was on the farm that I learned the principles(原则)that have 34 me. Hard work and determination do 35 dreams come true.
Over the summer. my family took a trip to Iceland to see the natural beauty of it. Little did I 21 I would wake up one morning to have my eyes swelled up(肿胀)like balloons! I was frigbtened, So many questions were 22 through my head. Am I allergic(过敏的)to something? Was there some Icelandic discase that I 23 ?The only help I received was some allergy medicine 24 a clinic nearby. Nothing Was working. When the trip was over,I went to see my doctor, She gave me eye drops, but clearly they weren't worth the time or 25 and the swelling got worse and worse. I finally decided that it would be best for me to 26 being so sad and take it easy and havefun. It was summer after all.I had a fun night with my friends as if nothing was 27 .The next morning I woke up and went to 28 how swollen my eyes were,only to find myself 29 at my normal face, It was a miracle(奇迹).I 30 asking myself why I hadn't done that earlier. Was being with my friends and having fun really the 31 to my problem? To this day I still do not know what I had,and 32 do any of the many doctors that I 33 during the summer, I would really like to go back to Iceland to see the Northern Lights, 34 I am very much frightened that I am just allergic to the country. I hope I never 3 5 having such terrible swelling in my eyes ever again.