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My Trip To American Essay

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An interesting thing that's happened to me was visiting my homeland this summer after 13 years. I've been away from my first home since I was 5 years old. I don't think about it much nor so I like to live in the past, but this summer I got a chance I got a chance to actually go to Cape Verde. When I arrived there it was like I didn't belong in a way, yes I am Cape verdean and yes, I know a fair amount of thing about the country but for some reason I felt like I was such an outsider. Maybe it was because of the fact that I came to America as such an young age. See I grew up with that mentality that America was the country I loved and that there's no other place I would want to be other than America. So of course my first few days I wasn't that…show more content…
I've been away from my first home since I was 5 years old. I don't think about it much nor so I like to live in the past, but this summer I got a chance I got a chance to actually go to Cape Verde. When I arrived there it was like I didn't belong in a way, yes I am Cape Verdean and yes I know a fair amount of thing about the country but for some reason I felt like I was such a outsider. Maybe it was because of the fact that I came to America as such a young age. See I grew up with that mentality that America was the country I loved and that there's no other place I would want to be other than America. So of course my first few days I wasn't that comfortable, I barely ate cause the food was too different. I barely could keep a conversation going with people and not because I didn't speak the language, but more because there's been no connection between me and them. Going to Cape verde for me was like going to a new country, everything and everyone treated me like an outsider but also so like family. The people there were all like family and they worked together to complete one
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