People can have a major role in how you turn out. They may do this actively, or passively. They may never even know that you exist or the impact that they’ve had on your life. But they mold us. There are those who give us hope, inspiration, and insights that we never would have seen otherwise. They might be role models, significant others, parents, teachers, any one that had a hand in developing you. Here are some of the ones that shaped me into the writer that I am today, and the one that I hope to be tomorrow.