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I was born in a happy family at Vietnam I am the youngest of five children in the family which include my parents three brothers and one sister We always spend time for each other even when we are busy We share our emotions feeling joys and sorrow to each other But our lifestyle is totally changed since we came to the America In the America my family encounters more resistance and inequity We face the challenges involved in living in a new society different political and cultural environment We overcome language barriers and deal with discrimination in one form or another because of skin color and our inability to speak English fluently However these challenges have caused my family feeling isolated suffering from economic problem and communicating to each other in the familyFirst of all America is a diversity country where united with all citizens who are different in racial ethnic and culture America is known as the Melting Pot The new American Melting Pot makes us like the ingredients As ingredients we have more than one identity First as individuals either Hispanic Chinese or African Then we have a second identity is American Therefore it depends on whether we are thrown into the pot first or last However I am immigrant family I have been living in the United States since I left Vietnam 8 years ago I know assimilating into America society is pretty hard especially we come from different cultural backgrounds Yet when my family came to the United States my family had difficulty to interact with Americans due to differences language and culture At school I had a hard time to make friends with those students who were born in the United States because they would not want to have a friend who did not know speaking English Thus they called me FOB Fresh off the Boat which
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