My Greek Heritage Essay

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The taste of fresh figs and grapes from the farm, the sound of the church bell ringing at 11 am, the smell of the sea from a mile away, these are some things that remind me of my Greek heritage. My household has always been very culturally diverse. My mother left Greece for the United States to establish greater opportunities for me and my siblings. However, she has always raised us in a household that mimics the traditional Greek ethics of the one she grew up in. Juggling physics homework and my mother yelling in Greek to help fix her new phone is a common occurrence in my daily life. This may seem like a frustrating event to some, but I love when my mother speaks in Greek. It takes me back to my childhood summers when my grandparents, aunts,
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