Moving To Cancun

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Imagine moving to a foreign out of the blue, and leaving everything you’ve ever known. I will show you my experience and how it contributed to my everyday life. I can’t thank God enough for giving my family the opportunity to live in a foreign country, but there were struggles along the way.
In the spring of 2010, my parents went on a trip to Cancun, Mexico, and had a blast. They spent their trip tasting new foods, enjoying the waterfront, and getting a break from the chaos back home. My parents were in love with Cancun and couldn’t wait to take my sister and me there. Immediately my parents began tying in the search engine “Places to live in Cancun”. They did some research and came to the conclusion that they were very interested in moving
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“It is going to be okay, we will get through this as a family.” Mom said, softly.
The ceaseless comfort from my mom really encouraged me to embrace it and be thankful for this experience. Finally, July 1st, 2010 rolled around and we took off, I tried to sleep most of the air time to get Costa Rica off my mind and wake up from this nightmare. Landing and stepping foot in Costa Rica was mostly a blur. We drove home from the airport to our condo in the evening and I just cried. It was soon the end of August which meant school was right around the corner. I wasn’t too excited, but I was a little anxious to see what God had in store for me. We hopped in the car, and were on the way. I walked into my new school, Country Day, and acknowledged the wind carried the sound of the chitter-chatter of my fellow classmates, lockers slamming as hard as nails and the howling of the spider-monkey. The halls were outdoor and you could see the never ending mountains and feel the gentle breeze swaying back and forth. I enjoyed the first day and couldn’t wait to go back for more. Throughout the day, I met someone special, someone who would soon to be my best friend, partner in crime, my other half, Sibley. She helped me see the good in situations and inspired me to be outgoing and carefree. Our families became best friends and went on adventure after adventure together. The year
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