To Trust Martin Luther King Jr

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To Trust, Or Not To Trust That Is The Question Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: "the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." (Clark). It is not only our good moments that define us but also our bad moments and our reactions to them that shape us into the people we are today. Malvina’s story started in Singapore, seven years ago. She was a happy and tranquil girl who always followed the crowd. She was quiet at times but hyperactive when she was around her friends. One day, completely out of the blue, one of the girls from her group of friends decided not to talk to her anymore. After that, all persons of the group turned their backs on Malvina, leaving her completely alone. She felt upset,…show more content…
She told me “it was not something that I could overcome easily”(Tann,1). It takes a lot of self appreciation and strength to get through this type of situation alone, and I really admire her for moving on and forgiving them even if they did not ask for it. I, myself, would have seeked revenge; I would have definitely make them suffer or at least make them miserable. She also told me that “Now that I came to the US some of the people from that group try to talk to me again. I keep my distance because I think that they are trying to get something from me. They must think that my parents are rich now that I was able to come to this country.” (Tann,1) What lead me to the conclusion that besides of being completely shameless they are also selfish and probably jealous of Malvina´s life. What kind of person after hurting somebody that much would talk to that person again like nothing happened and without even apologizing. it definitely has to be a disgusting type of human being to act this
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