The Importance Of Moving To The World

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I still remember the day I saw my dad walk out the front door, and the note he left on the shiny white stand. My mother reading it and my grandmother consoling her; he left my siblings, my family, and I with nothing. I remember that day as if it were yesterday, I just remember feeling cold, unsafe, and unloved. My mother grew up in a society in which sociologists call it upper class. Her family had a lot of money back in our country in which she never had to learn how to cook, clean, or do any work. She was one of eight children. Her father passed away when his airplane crashed and, leaving my grandmother to provide for her family. To me this is a valuable thing due to showing my mother that even though you might come from a high society …show more content…
The land of dreams and opportunities that’s how my mother used to call it, she always told us that moving to the states was a necessity not an option. My life in Peru was cut short; I did not have the privilege to live there very long. In fact, I left Peru at the age of two and moved to Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1997 where I spent my childhood. This is where I went to elementary and middle school. My life in New Jersey was extraordinarily harsh. I grew up with both parents being workaholics. Even though they always worked, my family touched poverty due to high standard of living specially being a minority. My grandmother came to live with us due to the lack of care we really needed, and I remember one of my siblings asking my grandmother why do they work so much and not take care of us? This is when both of my parents left, my father due to not wanting the responsibility and my mother due to find a better life for us. As I started to grow up I understand the madness it was to take care of a whole family and to provide for three kids. Maybe when I was a little kid- I felt unloved. I always pondered …show more content…
I let people take the best of me for a long time, in which I could fill all of those holes filling up once I realized that I was in charge of my own life. Right now I could look at the role models of my life such as: my sister, my mother, my grandmother, and my brother they were the only ones that heard my cry, saw me graduate, and the ones to support me with my depression. And the changes I have to make in my future will come at its own time, the love and relationship I have within myself to actually finally accept who I really am. My life has had many obstacles but little by little I have fixed them and will soon fix many

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