Essay about My Dream Of Being An American

1054 Words Feb 27th, 2016 5 Pages
Mum shouted up the stairs, "come down here now!" Her shout interrupted the nostalgia I was feeling from lying on my bed appreciating the array of star wars posters and memories painted on my walls. There was only a few weeks until I started university and reach one step closer to reaching my dream of being an astrophysicists. I answered "Coming!" and began to make my way downstairs, as I was walking down the stairs something in the atmosphere felt different, as if something had changed and I couldn 't quite put my finger on it. Regardless, I kept walking to the kitchen where both my parents were sat, this instantly confused me considering my Dad was a workaholic and it extremely rare to see him. My parents instructed me to sit down, their facial expressions were indecipherable which made me uneasy. I quickly sat down, suddenly unstable and anxious. Moments passed and my Mum began to speak, "Charlie, your father and I want you to know that we are extremely proud of you, we cannot begin to comprehend the pride we feel in calling you our son. I wouldn 't change your for the world" I was uneasy, of course I enjoyed the praise I was receiving but it was out of the blue and caused my mind to jump to conclusions as per usual. My Dad then added "Son, we know how much going to university means to you, this is a huge step in your life and we wanted to give you something you have always wanted." he said with an excited tone, a mixture of anticipation and trepidation began to fill my…

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