Different Backgrounds, Cultures, And Socioeconomic Statuses Essay

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Classes separate people in more ways than one. We all come from different backgrounds, cultures, and socioeconomic statuses. Many of us hope to become great people. We want to have these wonderful careers and awesome families. We want to be able to provide for them and give them everything their hearts desire. As great as it sounds to have these wonderful things, my people do not get to have everything they want. Sometimes you cannot help the kind of family and background you’re are born into so you must work very hard to get to where you want to be, but others may not have to work as hard because they were born into a better background then yourself. Sometimes the class you are in can cause to be treated a certain way by society. People in higher classes look down upon others because they see them as incompetent and incapable of reaching their level. Although it is harder for someone of a lower-class level to get out of that class and get into a higher class, it is after all possible.
I had the opportunity to interview my great friend, Trent Power. He is a senior here at the University of Houston. He is 23 years old and he started attending the university in 2011. He completed his freshmen year but he had to leave school because of many financial situations. Trent grew up in a very harsh neighborhood in Old Cliff, Texas. This is one of the many impoverished cities in the Dallas area. Many of the families that lived in that neighborhood were lower middle class and many of

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