My children. Without them, I'd be an entirely different person.
My dad. He was a great role model.
my father was a engineer but was mechanically ignorant i went to extremes to be the opposite
I have to agree with Dragonfly on this one. My son made me grow up and realize I need to live a life that will set a good example for him. My parents were influential in my development for sure .. But the memories I have of them are more negative than positive.
I had to change my attitude on my life, how I viewed people and the world. Life isn't fair. I learn to adjust and adapt in chaos in order to maintain my sanity and be at peace with and in my surroundings.