Exchange Student College Essay

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It was August 2011, when I was watching television together with my family. We sat together in the living room like we usually do. There was nothing special in the news so I didn’t really pay attention about what was going on, I kept reading my book and talked to my mom. A little while after that I heard the newscaster say about the war what was happening in the Middle East between the countries there (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, etc.) and United States of America. I already knew that they had war with each other since 2001; I also knew that the reason for that war is about terrorism. I didn’t really know about the terrorism things at that time. But when I was watching the television I saw hundreds of people killed by US troops with…show more content…
Christmas was the day I loved the most, not just because of presents for sure but when I walked to the church and listened about more story about their religion even I always go to the church every Sunday in here. Time passed so fast and now here I am, in the spring, which just came. Flowers start to bloom. Prom just left the awesome memories. Sometimes I feel like I look like the flowers. Before I come to here, I was just a bud, and had no idea how the world is, but now I start to blossom. I know a lot of people, I’ve learned their culture and I’m being an open minded person now. United States is not as bad as I thought. It is a really great country with a lot of freedom in it. You can choose your own way, teach you how to be a risk taker. There are no Hollywood people on the road or bombs everywhere. No one judges you because you are a Muslim, so that is why I am here to explain to them that television is wrong. Not every Muslim brings their bomb in their bag and attacks people, the same as not every American likes war or killing somebody else. This year is meaningful for me, this place will be remembered until I die. United States gave me a new family that will be my family forever even though we are totally different in our cultures and best friends that always will be here waiting for me to come back someday. Believing
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