Macbeth Scholarship Essay

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Sprinting with my shoulders sagged from the weight of my backpack that was virtually bursting with books and the worries about an upcoming Macbeth paper, I quietly pushed open the doorways of my parents' Chinese restaurant and bolted to the kitchen. I was late. I quickly plopped my backpack next to a bag of frozen chicken, changed into my uniform, and manned the front counter. For the next seven hours, my customers will be greeted with a zealous "Taipei Tokyo, how can I help you" while I simultaneously try to count the syllables of Macbeth's soliloquy with my fingers.
From the moment I stepped into America, I was destined to grow up with a phone in one hand and a notepad in the other. From the large buckets of soy sauce that I once nearly drowned in to the boiling tea keg that I once spilled on my right arm, my parent's restaurant became my home.
My parents grew up in China as illiterates. My mother worked in the rice paddies and barley fields to keep her and her six siblings alive. My father sold himself into slavery at the age of 12 to ensure that his grandfather would have a coffin to be buried in. Together, they came to the United States where
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