A New Way Of Life Essay

963 Words Sep 16th, 2016 4 Pages
Once upon a time, there was the most adorable and handsome baby boy ever born in Lomé, Togo. This baby’s name just happened to be Kodjo Dijfa Junior Alodjinou and he was born into a big loving family. At the time of this baby’s birth, he had two sisters and one brother. His parents weren’t done expanding the family and they knew that with their desire for huge family, they also had to do all that was possible to ensure their kids had the chance at a life where they would have the opportunity to become anything they desired in their life. Unfortunately, the land where they could find this kind of life wasn’t at home. It was a whole new unforeseen world far and far away. They knew in Montgomery County Maryland, USA they would find new traditions, a complete cultural shock, and the American way of life. My determined parents willing to do anything for their children weren’t going to let any challenges stop them from achieving their goals. By the time I was six years old, I now had younger brother name Yao and my parents were putting final touches on their plan to immigrate to the US. Coming to America wasn’t easy for my family but we didn’t let that stop us from ceasing the opportunity we were presented with. We had accepted the challenge and there was no way we were going to turn our backs on it. My coming of age has been influenced by my mother’s sacrifices and father’s sacrifices to their children’s future.
My beautiful mother is the number one human being I look up too.…

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