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Personal Narrative: The Influence Of Diversity

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I was only five years old when I first moved to to the small town of Latham (back when it was still small). As I grew up, the community grew with me, and we both embraced more and more cultures, lifestyles, and religions, evolving to have a special affinity for diversity. It first began in the microcosm of the small apartment building where I lived. People frequently moved in, bringing in new traditions, and just as frequently moved out, taking their lifestyles with them, but leaving me with the gift of an awareness for new cultures. I first befriended an Arabian family, and it was with them that I fasted during Ramadan, and although I only lasted six hours, I appreciated their dedication to their religion and aspired to attain that level
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