My Life - Original Writing Essay

1128 Words Dec 16th, 2016 5 Pages
It was August 5, 2015. It was a sunny, hot day in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. For most people, it would have been a perfectly beautiful, day. However, for me, it felt like my life was ending. I got into my dad’s car and he drove my mom and me to the airport. While in the car, I felt that my face was wet with tears and was becoming red. I couldn’t believe it, but I was crying. My dad noticed and turned around. He told me that everything was going to be all right. His words made my tears stop. However, deep down inside me, I knew that he was telling me this to calm me down, not because it was the truth.
I was doing the ri thing by getting on a plane and going to the place where everybody said that dreams come true. However, I wanted to stay in my house and continue to live the perfect life that I had. When we got to the airport, I remember hugging my dad and saying my last goodbye. I can still remember watching him disappear while I was walking towards my gate, where I had a plane waiting for me.
While I was in the waiting room, my mom told me, “Leaving your house is always a sacrifice.” At that moment, I was clueless about the meaning of those words. I didn’t understand why she was saying that. I had never sacrificed anything in my life. Everything I wanted was given to me. Although, now that I have lived in New York for a year, I know the meanings of those words.

When I landed in New York City. I went to my aunts house. Every member of my family received me with…

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