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We had been walking for what felt like hours, but in reality it could not have been longer than 30 minutes. We sat down on a bench trying to figure out where we were and where we had gone wrong. It was then that I looked around and fear came over me. I told my husband that he was the only white person I could see. A sense of panic set in and we got up and started walking back in the direction we had come.
What I Felt
About twelve years ago, we were on our honeymoon in New York City. I was excited to see it, as all I had known of it was the versions depicted on movies and shows like Friends. Of course, there was also the lingering version of New York City in the eighties, which caused some anxiety. For these reasons I meticulously planned out our trip that included where we would go, what we would do, and when we would do it. I had decided that we would walk, because I had this immense fear of the subway and the unknown that surrounded it. That particular day we were looking for a retail shop that featured items designed by one of our favorite artists. This was before the time of …show more content…

I would like to learn how not to take advantage of these allowances or if I do how I can use them to change the system so all races or ethnicities can take advantage of these allowances. I would also like to see the world from other perspectives with the hopes that it will enlighten me to the non-differences. In The Secret to Changing the World, Lee Mun Wah talks about a story where he walked home with a friend and he realized that his friend not only lived in the neighborhood he was familiar with, but in the home where he was born. I want my perspective changed like this and I would like to help change perspectives. Moving forward I think I will accept invitations from people different than myself, because the key to systematic change begins with changing

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