Personal Culture Assignment

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Philong Nguyen
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Personal Culture Assignment I am a Vietnamese-American born and raised in San Jose, California. Growing up here, I had the opportunity to experience many different cultures, from Vietnamese to Mexican, Indian, Greek, Mediterranean, Japanese and Chinese. All these different cultures but the beginning of my life still only stuck to one, vietnamese. Growing up, I was told to be successful, to be better, to do something with my life, told to find help when I need it, and express myself. I grew up being intelligent, and gradually see it being diminished because of all the competition around me. I was surprised so many people were also working hard, and saw it as a tedious task to try, so I just let it go. When I started
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On my father’s side, the people I grew up with were his buddies from the Navy when he served back during the Gulf War. They would come every other weekend to hang out with my parents and they would always express how they had a good time serving in the military and that just really set up my career goals. The military was it, it’s what I want to do for the rest of my life. The rest of my father’s side was in vietnam, and I haven’t really seen, or had experienced any time with them as they are on the other side of the world from me. My mother’s side is much much closer as we got to see each other about once a month and on significant chinese/vietnamese holidays. This side of the family is very traditional when it comes to the celebrations and get togethers and do everything the way it would be done in asia with a little bit of american craziness mixed …show more content…
What happens in real life is, a fact, started as a theory, but proven. Religion is what started these theories and are backed up by these “facts”, but Science has shown more facts in 100 years than religion ever has in all of it’s lifetime. The thought I’ve had alone, just thinking, about scenarios and just realizing that it’s just a piece of matter making fake memories, day dreaming, and trying to understand what is going on. What actually happens, the other dimensions of infinite possibilities and outcomes between universes. Time travel isn’t possible, but interdimensional travel

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