Growing Up With Foreign Parents Essay

976 Words Sep 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Growing up with foreign parents Irving Berlin once said, “Life is 10 percent of what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” I believe many people help others in hopes they take that experience and use it to become greater. If you’re ever at a disadvantage in school, work, or at home don’t be afraid to ask for help because the worst they can say is, no. You never know what will happen until you step up and ask, many great, life changing experiences can happen. I happen to be one of those lucky people to experience that. In 1991, the first civil war in somalia started. It has been the cause of death of many loved ones. When the war first started my grandma thought it would be best if herself and her kids flee to america. Having a parent from another country has really made a impact positively and negatively. One significant pro i believe there is of having a parent from another country is the fact that i am now fluent in another language, Somali. A negative impact would be the fact that when i needed help as a kid they couldn 't help me because they didn’t understand themselves how to do the work. The result of not having the extra help at home was, being assigned a teacher that would help me with all the work i had and helping me read better. Not everyone understood why it would difficult for me, some teachers would even yell at me because of the fact i didn 't understand a concept that was easy for everyone else. Growing up it was more for difficult for me compared…

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