Coming to America Narrative Essay College Writing I My name is Angela S. Baez, and you can call me Angela. I am from the Dominican Republic. In this essay I would like to tell you a story about my experience in coming to the USA. I was very happy when I found out my daughter and I received full residency status from the USA. We would be moving to New York City Sometimes, I felt nervous, because it was my first time to go to another country, which used a different language than my country. I also had to leave my family for a long time. However, I tried to keep strong and calm. I knew it was a good choice to move to the U.S.
To the sisters of Corazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc., So I would like to present myself officially. My full name is Andrea Paniagua, I was born on May 4, 1996, which makes me 20 years old right now. I am from Hendersonville, North Carolina, but was born in Naples, Florida. I am Mexican American. Both of my parents are from Mexico, my mom was born in the state Guanajuato but raised in Mexico City and my dad was born and raised in Mexico City. I have a total of 6 sibling which all of them are half siblings. I grew up all my life with only two siblings, which I call them my full blood siblings. I have two loving parents, my dad and mom. I have a strong bond with both of them but I have a stronger bond with my mom, she is more like my to go person, my best friend. I have a boyfriend who I have been dating for three years. I have one dog and then my family has another. In other words I have two dogs but one is mine and the other is the family dog. My dog is a Shih-Tzu and the family dog is a German Shepard.
The last month of our stay I attended one slumber party after another, all thrown in our honor.” This statement says a lot, This shows that the people grown to accept other types of people from different places, grown-up, and treated her with the love and care she deserved from day one in her last month. She didn’t want to leave, As she has grown to actually like the people in her town in California, She didn’t know when she would or if come back, however, She invited her new friends over to visit her in Iran, Maybe
“Heather wright” The person I interviewed is Heather Wright. Heather is my mother I have lived with her my whole entire life.Heather wright is my mom and she taught a lot of things since I was born. Heather was born in the wood county hospital. She was born on April 21st 1982. Her parents names were are Regina for her mother and Ronnie for her father. She had Two sisters and one brother, there names were Jessica,Tasha, and Dustin Wright. At first my mom lived in McComb and went to McComb elementary school. North Baltimore and went to school at North Baltimore middle-high school. My mother has blue eyes, she's 5”6” and long strawberry blond hair.
Johanna Alatorre is a first generation Chicana student and has been an active member in the Latino Union organization since 2014. As she opened the door to her bedroom and welcomed me inside, she looked nothing like I expected. She did not have strong Mexican features as I had imagined. In the contrary, Alatorre had a very light skin complexion, short wavy brunette hair, and was about four foot eleven. Her large, brown, 80’s vintage eyeglasses stood out, as well as her heartwarming smile. I stood there nervously but a sense of complete comfort arose when I noticed she was wearing a gold rosary necklace and her Mexican huaraches. In that instance I knew we had a lot in common.
Together with the above information, I collected a comprehensive history of Rhonda at our initial session. She is a thirty-six-year-old Asian American, born in Los Angeles, but moved to rural Arizona when she was five because her father took a job on a cattle ranch. Rhonda’s family were refugees that moved to L.A. after the Vietnam War ended and her parents are first-generation Hmong Americans. Further, she has three sisters and she
The person I’m interviewing is Priscila De La Rocha. She’s seventeen years old and was born on January 9, 1998. She’s from the Valley. Ever since she was small she would move a lot like for an example Los Angeles, San Fernando, Panorama and so more. Her eye color is light brown and her favorite color is red that’s why her hair is red because it’s her favorite color. She’s outgoing, likes to party alot, really honest, and loud.
Anna Lisa Raya is both Mexican and Puerto Rican.Her father is a second ganeration Mexican-American She lives in El Soreno, a Mexican neighborhood,in Los Angeles. When she first attended college in New York she discovered that she was defined as a Latina.Upon arriving in New York as a first year student , she not only experienced culture, but for the first time she had to define herself according to the broad term “latina”.she felt like she was a minority mainly because Latinos always encounter discrimination. But as a young girl she was never the perfect image of a Latina. For example, she was always mistaken for Asian or white. Mainly because of her appearance was very different. Since she wasn’t raised in Mexico she didn’t learn how to
The story begins when my aunt made her way to our home with three kids, no knowledge of the English language, a shortage of money, and absolutely no plans. As you might imagine, their arrival in the United States would be as difficult for my family, as it would be for hers.
My assigned partner, Michelle Nguyen, was born in California and is part Vietnamese. She is a major foodie but prefers not to eat meat, and does not have a favorite food. Michelle described herself as clumsy, bipolar, lazy, awkward, and an introvert. She has a love-hate relationship with makeup, which I can relate to. Michelle played piano since she was four but quit when she turned twelve. Michelle played volleyball for her high school all four years and has been playing since fifth grade. She loves animals and her favorites are puppies and bunnies. When she was young she had a small dog that had passed away but she does not have any pets at the moment.
I was just a small town girl living in Grants, New Mexico. There is a saying that if you blink you will miss it driving down the highway. I was born and raised in Milan; it was just a little portion of Grants. My entire mom’s side of the family lived close by us and my dad’s side of the family was in Espanola, except for my grandma Yolie my dad’s mom. I grew up knowing almost everyone in that small town. The challenge in living in Grants was there were no available jobs. My parents had to drive back and forth to and from Albuquerque. As I was in kindergarten through second grade I would stay at my auntie’s house early in the morning or with my grandma while both my parents were in Albuquerque. Family was everything to me or at least what I
Jessie Smiles is a 25 year old Caucasian woman lives with her 2 year old child in Santa Cruz, California. She is a single mom. She sates she feels hopeless. When she was a child she had really good relationship with her mom, has never meet her dad and does
“Anita Alfaro” The person I interviewed is Anita Alfaro. I am related to this person because she is my mother. Anita was born March 2,1974. She was born in the Wood County Hospital which is located in Bowling Green Ohio. Anita’s parents are Linda and Harvey Taft. She has three other siblings. She has an older brother Dean Taft and two younger brothers, Jerry Taft and Jeffery (Jeff) Taft. Anita had lived in North Baltimore, Jerry City, and she is currently living in Rudolph. She had attended North Baltimore and Elmwood school district. Anita has blue eyes and she has short brown/blond hair.
I currently reside in an apartment building in New York City. My neighbor that lives in the apartment adjacent to me has been residing here close to 20 years. I decided to interview her as she is lonely and this would brighten her day. For purposes of HIPPA, we will
Introduction In my Intercultural Communication class, we have been asked to interview a person who is of a different culture than my own. In my work community, I have the opportunity to work with people who may not have the same values or even come from the same culture. For this reason I chose to interview my coworker and friend Sybile Orelus. Sybile was born in Florida, but lived in Haiti for a majority of her adolescent life until she started high school.