Personal Narrative: My Parents Coming To America

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My parents came to America through school because where there from colleges are not so great. My parents are from a small place in Africa called Rwanda, it’s a pretty small country and not a lot of people know about it. Well my parents didn’t know each other back in Rwanda but met in America. They came here because they were given the option to come to America paid by the government to take studies and come back. My parents obviously didn’t do that but they got that privilege because they did good in school and over there school shapes your life more than it does here. So since they succeed in High School they got a chance to study further and only a few people got this chance and few went back to Africa. So when they met in America they decided to get married drop college and go live somewhere …show more content…
According to historians this celebration is dated back thousands of years ago to pagan celebrations of spring and fertility. Also including the raucous Roman festivals of Saturnalia and Lupercalia and when Christianity moved in to that area When Christianity arrived in Rome religious leaders decided to merge these popular local traditions into the new faith an easier task than abolishing them altogether. As a result the excess and debauchery of the Mardi Gras season became a prelude to Lent the 40 days of penance between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday.Along with Christianity Mardi Gras spread from Rome to other European countries including France, Germany, Spain and England. Yet Louisiana is the only state where Mardi Gras is a legal holiday in America and a long time ago Mardi Gras was the day before fasting. So since they could only eat fish and nothing more for a week they binged eat meat, eggs, milk, and cheese. That’s why it's called Fat Tuesday and today people would as much junk food as possible and party for most of the

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