Throughout the semester I seemed to focus on globalization and transnational families in my

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Throughout the semester I seemed to focus on globalization and transnational families in my journal. I tried to focus on topics that connected to the people I know in my life and the things that have also affected my family and I. These topics helped me not only better understand my close friends but also gave me a better look at myself and how my families background has affected the way I am now. Before this class, I never truly sat down and thought about how my grandparents move to America may have affected the way I am personally to this day. It has been interesting making all of the connections from the articles and journal topics from this class to my own family. Also reading about how globalization has been affecting transnational…show more content…
I even got to learn about my own family in greater detail than ever before with the help of the articles and the chance to write everything out and see the similarities from the stories we would read with the events that have gone on within my own family. As time went on in the class I wanted to learn even more about my family and so I tended to involve the articles about transnational families the most within my journal. Since my family past is such a mystery, being able to figure out some things about my family has helped me feel more secure about the knowledge I do have about my families past and how it affects everyone I know in my family. Globalization also was a big topic I focused on since I depend on it so much in my life. I have been able to meet may people from around the world on my travels to different countries, and with the help of globalization, I have been able to keep in contact with them even though we live oceans apart. When I travel, the help of technology and globalization helps me keep in close contact with my family everyday while I am away. The articles that talked about globalization always made me think about the times when I wanted to talk to one of my friends or family members whenever I was away and having a hard time, and I was able to do just that with the help of the technology that is available to us. This journal has helped me get to know myself better and

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