Personal Narrative: Liberal And Conservative Views

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“We got a chink!” was the first thing this boy said to me my first year of band camp. It was also my first encounter with one of the “hicks” in the small, rural town I had just moved to. Growing up in Austin, my views have been shaped by the liberal and diverse environment that surrounded me. I disagreed with more conservative beliefs and frowned upon the views that favored inequality and injustice. I never knew many people with those views on a personal level until I moved to the farm town. The boy was in my squad for marching band, which meant we would be spending more time together. He was your typical country farmer who was extremely conservative and ignorant to many issues. Whenever he would say some kind of racist, sexist, or derogatory

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