Cultural Diversity Reflection

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The Cultural Diversity Assessment was an enlightening experience that revealed several similarities and differences to me about who I interviewed and myself. First, I was expecting many differences, but I enjoyed learning about similarities between me and another culture. Next, I was surprised at how few differences we shared compared to our abundant similarities. Also, the overall experience was a great tool to learn not only about my culture, and myself but also to see a different culture through that person’s eyes. Therefore, I thoroughly enjoyed the cultural assessment and all that I learned about the similarities, differences, and what I did not expect to learn about a culturally diverse person and myself.
First, there were several similarities between whom I interviewed, and myself which honestly surprised me. I do not
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First, when I was conducting the interview on myself I had many feelings, but the most prominent one was that I felt like I had no culture at all. I was intrigued about my feelings that came out when I wrote down my answers to some of the questions, but other questions made me feel like a stereotypical American. Next, when I interviewed my half Filipino friend I thought it was neat to learn about their traditions and foods that they merge with traditional American holidays. I believe this assignment really made me reflect on who I think I am and who I really am or want to be, and see that as a human race we can embrace those that are different from us. I also felt a sense of closeness with my friends in connecting the so-called dots of our similarities, like our grandmothers as strong role models in our lives as well as our parents being the people we trust the most and the ones that care for us too. All in all, I felt this assignment to be helpful, insightful, and overall enjoyable to learn about not only myself, but also another culture that I am so close

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