Palo Alto Teenager

Satisfactory Essays
For a Palo Alto teenager, it may seem contradictory when I say I don’t like spending my parents’ money. Although I live in one of the wealthiest suburbs, some part of me just feels unworthy of spending my parents’ hard-earned money. I suppose it’s because when my parents immigrated here from China, they had to leave behind a secure and financially stable life back in China and start anew in the United States with hardly anything. All the hard work they’ve done since then to get to where they are now are the fruits of their own labor over the years, not mine. As such, I feel undeserving of picking the fruits from a tree I didn’t help grow. I’ll admit, there are times when I feel my self-imposed restrictions only serve to disadvantage me compared
Get Access