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Moving To America Essay Examples

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New Experiences in America
The first twelve years of my life were spent in the most beautiful and calm place, Ecuador.  Throughout this time, I was a social butterfly and loved to learn new things.  Things started to change however when I moved to the United States. I was nervous at first, but since my mother had been here for a very long time, she k...
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Immigrating to America
I had the most difficult time when I left the country that I was born in and where I grew up. I had to leave my original country and immigrate, first to Sudan and then, to Kenya, followed by the US, which is our main destination. Why the US? Because my dad was living in the US but my mom, my brother, and I were living in E...
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How Me and My Parents Moved to India, Leaving Our Old Live Behind
- - Tap ... tap ... tap ... I looked up to see a blurry figure of my mother tapping a few fingers on my shoulder. 'Sorry to wake you up, Rishi, but me and Daddy have something important to tell you.' She was not smiling. I got up, now fully awake, wondering what was going on. With my father standing next to her, my mother...
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A Comparison of Queens and Brooklyn
Queens and Brooklyn Even though Queens and Brooklyn are not the busiest areas in New York, they still have a lot of business and people living there. Because the public transportation system in the City does not cover the entire Metropolitan area, as a result commuters can easily take up to at least one and a half hours...
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The Nurturing Instinct from a Mother
The Nurturing Instinct Can a male survive without his mother at college as well as a female can in performing simple tasks? I believe that it is more difficult for a male to go away to college than it is for a female. A female may inherit a mothering gene, which could give her some ideas of what to do while on her own. The...
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An Analysis of the Characters in Edmund Crispin's "The Moving Toyshop"
When a story is being told, there are many facts and details that the narrator needs to put into the story so that the reader understands what is happening. The way that the storyteller gives the facts to the reader is very important. In The Moving Toyshop, Edmund Crispin tells us the necessities of the story in a wonderful...
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An Introduction to the Personal Experience of Moving from Santo Domingo to New York City
He had just turned 18 and he was all alone. It was 1982 when my father had moved from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where he had lived his whole life, to New York City. While he was growing up he always had dreams of living in the United States where anybody could be whoever they wanted to be – by working for it of c...
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How Moving to America Has Impacted My Life
I was six the day I found out that I was coming to American, and that was the day I was not only the happiest, but also the most nervous. I was happy to see my siblings that I had not seen for six months. My dad had took my older sister and brothers to America before me , and the day that my mom left without tell me that m...
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My Journey to Success
I came from a little country, called Lebanon. Throughout my academic journey, good grades came to me faster than bikini girls came on to me on a regular beach day. Anyhow, my attitude truly reflected my overly self-confidence and my lack of ambition towards anything. But when my family moved to America, I suddenly had to fa...
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My Interview with Mihail Gadjelov
When you first hear the name Mihail Gadjelov you think “What a strange name! He must be from a different country”, well he is. Mihail, also known as Mike or Mikey, is originally from Petrich, Bulgaria in Europe. He was born in a local hospital in Petrich at 4:20pm on Tuesday, June 9, 1992 by his mother Nelka Gadjelova. By h...
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The Challenges I Experienced When I Moved from Pakistan to America
Most of us have experienced moving from one country to another. People forsake their homeland and move somewhere else for various reasons and throughout history, countless millions of people have done so. Learning a new language, wearing the same style of clothes as others and teaching yourself how to be like others to be a...
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A Simple Phone Call That Changed Our Lives
Life tends to offer a variety of opportunities to everyone but it is one’s decision to either grasp or stay afraid of grasping these many opportunities. Throughout my life I haven’t given this idea much thought until the summer of 2008 when my once simple life was immediately transformed into a life full of new opportunitie...
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A Paper on MP3 Files, Napster and RIAA's Lawsuit
You can hardly own a computer today and not know about MP3 files. MP3 is shorthand for Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) 1 Layer 3. It is a compression technique that makes large files smaller for easier storage and downloading. They are widely used and have become very popular recently, especially with the emergence of t...
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The Motives of the New England Colonies for Moving to North America
The New England the Middle and the Southern colonies each had their own motives for moving to North America. Each of them had both religious and economical reasons, and each their own separate ideas about freedom. Religion was a major motive for people to move to the Americas. The New England colonies were made up of puri...
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Chasing My American Dream
Everyone should dream. "It starts with a dream. It starts with building castles in the air and then knowing the difference between a fantasy and a dream and finally making it come true"( Rudy Ruettiger ). I was always so proud of myself because I had opportunity to come here and and have a good education. When I w...
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An Overview of the Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean Sea is geologically separate from the North and South American continents. Together with Central America, it forms a tectonic plate which is moving W at about 4 cm a year. At the same time, the North American and South American plates, which lie under the continents and the eastern half of the Atlantic Ocean,...
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A Description of the Synopsis of the Book The Jungle
Synopsis of the Book "The Jungle" Synopsis of the Book "The Jungle" The book begins with two people getting married, Ona Lukoszaite and Jurgis Rudkus Two Lithuanian immigrants who have recently arrived in Chicago. They have the wedding in the traditional Lithuanian style. Following the w...
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A Look at the Facts of the Intellectual Property Case Against Napster in the U.S.
You can hardly own a computer today and not know about MP3 files. MP3 is shorthand for Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) 1 Layer 3. It is a compression technique that makes large files smaller for easier storage and downloading. They are widely used and have become very popular recently, especially with the emergence of t...
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Comparing New Jersey to South Carolina
I’m a city girl at heart; the night lights and day drama always grabbed hold of me as I walked the streets of East Orange, New Jersey. On the other hand, North Carolina never gave me the adrenaline that New Jersey offered. I went to school in North Carolina, andI stayed every summer in New Jersey. New Jersey and North Caro...
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Moving to Virginia
Moving always sucks, whether it is the leaving, being somewhere new that you’re not used to, or the packing. When my dad told us we were moving to Virginia, I about cried. Everything seemed so horrible in the beginning, but then something completely unexpected happened. The first thing that got me upset about leaving was t...
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My First Apartment
The first time I ever walked into my very first apartment all I
saw were wonderfulthings that I loved. From the big open living
room to the oversized closets to the adorable window from the
kitchen to the dining room every room seemed better than the
last. Even our two dogs could come with us, and it was in a
really good lo...
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My Learning Experience at DHSMS
I remember receiving a big yellow envelope in the mail back in August of 2009. It was a registration packet, not paying attention to the sender's address, I opened it. I realized it was coming from DHSMS and not my regular school NNC. I pondered a few seconds about why I had received this packet. At first I didn’t worry, I...
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Moving Out
I had wanted to move for a long time, but when my mom told me we might be moving I was devastated. I was sitting on my couch and my mom was looking at houses online. At first, I thought she was just seeing what was out there as she usually does, but then I started asking questions that I felt like I already knew the answer...
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How Moving to California Has Shaped Dreams and Aspirations
After the tenth birthday, my content life quickly turned into a new direction as my family moved from Vietnam to a small town in California. Moving to an entirely new country was a frightening experience due to many issues such as language and money. Surprisingly, this twisted chapter ofmy life would not only shape me into...
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How to Have an Effective PCS Move
In the military, there is one thing most service men and women all have
in common. At some point you will have to take part in a Permanent
Change of Station, often known as a PCS move. For the new, this can be
very overwhelming. Where do you start? What is the most important part
of this experience? How are you going to han...
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