Modern Day Robin Hood Research Paper

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I committed a fault. I stole with a sense of guilt, but my actions were justified. Indeed, I visualized myself as a modern day Robin Hood. When I was fourteen, I went on a trip to Vietnam. From silence and concentration, my eyes saw motion and confusion. Men with no clothes roamed the streets, pulling rickshaws. Beggars who had cut off their hands or legs to elicit sympathy and to appeal for money. I took a deep breath to help me concentrate, but I stared into this world with an overwhelming sense of dismay. The country was dying. Out of all thoughts that a 14-year-old could conceive, my thoughts revolved around ways that I could help the fallen country. I felt a sense of responsibility to change the situation. I did what I could do. I watched

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