Family Background Essay

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  • My Family Background

    My childhood was difficult and my family struggled to fit into society and become members of the United States. I will first discuss the background of my parents and the reasons they immigrated to the United States. My mother and father were born and raised in Guadalajara, México. They were from the same town and came from very poor families. My mother grew up without a father and my father grew up without a mother. My mother and father grew emotionally detached from their families and had difficult childhoods. They did not have all their family united and would struggle economically. They would struggle to have food on their plates and lived in poor houses. My mother would say that they lived in a small shack that required them to use cardboards to cover the openings as windows and when it would rain, the water would go inside and all their stuff would get wet. My father was also poor, where he lived in a small house with two rooms and had six siblings he had to share with. My father grew up without a mother and said he lacked some emotion with others, where he felt alone. xAs my mother and father were older, they started dating and in one year my father decided to propose to my mother and got married in 1993. My father would tell me that everyone who immigrated to the U.S from México would have money and would eat anything they wished. From hearing all those exciting stories my parents decided to immigrate to the U.S in November 1993 for a better life. When my parents…

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  • Background Of My Family

    I am a Caucasian, over forty, middle class, Christian American female; technically a third generation American of Multicultural European Caucasian decent (I do not find it politically incorrect to label myself Caucasian and will refer to that status as white). Growing up I was called a mutt by my family members for all the different nationalities that I was mixed with; Austrian, Czechoslovakian, Irish, Russian, Lithuanian, Slavic or Polish (not exactly sure). On my mother’s side, my maternal…

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  • My Family Cultural Background

    My family cultural background is Hispanic. I will give a brief history on my parent’s childhood and how they strived to make my life a better experience than they had. I am saddened by the memories that have been shared with me, but if gave me a better understanding of why my parents did what they did during my childhood. Now as an adult I understand why my parents strived to give me experiences they never had that were both positive and nurtuing. Both my parents and I were born in the…

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  • Hatshepsut's Family Background

    What was Hatshepsut’s family background? (5 Marks) (10 Lines) Hatshepsut’s family background consisted of her descendance from the pharaoh Thutmose I and his royal consort, Ahmose. She was the only child born to Thutmose I and his royal consort. After Thutmose I death Hatshepsut at the time twelve. She married her half brother, Thutmose II, whose mother was a lesser wife. During the reign of Thutmose II, Hatshepsut took the traditional role of queen and main wife. Hatshepsut gained the role of…

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  • My Background, Family, And Immigration

    Introduction: Please describe your background, family, and immigration to America including where you/your family work, and/or attend school. I live in Naperville with my husband and two children (9, 11). Before I moved to the U. S., I had lived in Poland and spent there most of my live. I and my husband had always dreamt of living in the U.S.A. and that desire pushed him to take part in the Diversity Visa Lottery Program. He sent the applications in 2011 and the following year, he discovered…

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  • The Importance Of Recruiters

    class and its segregation from the lower class is actually intentionally maintained by elite family lineages who raise their children to one day become elite, and corporate recruiters who serves as gatekeepers that selectively grant entry to those who share similar backgrounds and characteristics, which is permeated from the foundations of the early ideas of elitism that are explained by C. Wright Mills. Many decades before Pedigree was written, the ideology of elitism began to develop and was…

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  • Brent Williams Case Study Answers

    awareness in order to provide quality care to all patients regardless of their cultural background. Dr. Williams treats three different patients who all represent different cultural backgrounds. The first patient interaction is a positive encounter because Dr. Williams’ shares a similar cultural background with his patient Johnny Reese and his mother Becky. Dr. Williams and Becky share similar interests and this helps to create a level of ease for Dr. Williams as he is providing care to…

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  • Counselor And Multiculturalism

    of their client’s multicultural backgrounds. That way counselors and therapists will learn and understand their client’s distinctiveness and differences. In today’s world counselors will see clients who come from all over the world. They all will have different looks, lifestyles, morals, values, beliefs, and even problems. Counselors need to have some type of understanding and knowledge about their clients. Culturally sensitive is defined as a set of skills that enables you to learn about and…

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  • Family Assessment Essay

    Introduction The family assessment is developed to assist the social worker in cultivating a therapeutic relationship approach to care. The use of the assessment tool provides an informative approach of care for multiple cultural backgrounds that a social worker may come into contact with while providing services. Clark, 2002 states, “A succinct knowledge of trans-cultural or multicultural setting within the healthcare realms is helpful in bolstering efforts towards attaining the primary care…

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  • Ethnic Identity Analysis

    The author also emphasizes the feeling of de-legitimization when claiming the American title, since many are too hasty when considering others as being just American. I agree that we should not use individual’s ethnic identity to determine who is really American because of multicultural diversity and tighter family bonds. Ethnic identity does not be used to determine who is American because of multicultural diversity. The United States is known for its melting pot, where all races, and…

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