Diversity: America Is The Melting Pot

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Diversity America is a referred to as the “melting pot.” It is a place full of diversity and different beliefs. Let’s take a look at diversity for a change. This would mean that many people live in very different circumstances. Some of us have the luxury to live peacefully acquiring everything we want without a struggle. Unfortunately, some others have to struggle and fail countlessly in order to acquire necessities. However, whether that will cause a conflict in yourself is always up to you. For example, from my seventeen years in life it took me until I was sixteen years old to notice that many people lived in different environments. I have always been content with the things my parents were and continue to be able to provide for me. I…show more content…
It showed me that yes we can have nice things but if you don’t know what it took to get there, you are missing the point. My mom had me when she was in high school yet she raised me along with my dad and both became successful enough to make me happy. I want to be able to give that to my kids and more. This would not be possible without knowing the cost of opportunity. I initially felt angered and sad. However like the great Zinedine Zidane once said, “I once cried because I had no shoes to play football (soccer) with my friends but one day I saw a man who had no feet, and I realized how rich I am.” That changed my perspective on things because it shows that we are all not fortunate as others. We take for granted things such as having a roof over our head, having our family close, and being able to have food on our tables. I know now that I do not need these luxuries to be happy because happiness is not measured by what you make or have but with those that support and surround…show more content…
I want them to know that I worked hard for the things they will have. Of course I need to get myself together first. This is where the hard work kicks in. The first step there is to set my career and be happy with what I end up doing in life. This is all done through a proper education and some support along the way. I believe that after all the struggle, adversity, and different beliefs/experiences than others, I am ready to work hard and along the way get the things I want. Because after all, ambition is something we all have, but something we sometimes
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