As the days went on I realized how short life could be so my cousins and I decided to do a song in their honor.
When my parents divorced I realized many families have experienced what we have experienced.
In my Filipino side of my family is taboo to talk about feeling sad, so I learned to hide my…
Raised with the values and morals of a Trinidadian, I soon began to find an interest in my own culture.
I always found that I was teaching my mom how to use technology and I wanted to explore that issue.
People hear my accent and ask — “Where are you from?” “What is it like to move to America?” These are complicated questions.When you move from Moscow to Atlanta, every part of life is different.
When I was unable to shake off my sadness, my family would say, “You’re not being grateful for what you have. Look around you.” Sure, I was physically fine, but I felt mentally and emotionally unstable.
I can only emphasize on how important it is to value and appreciate your parents.
I was eight years old, asleep in the top bunk of my bed, when I heard guys yelling outside my house. Then pop-pop-pop, and a bullet came smashing through my window landing in the wall just inches above my head.