Forever 21 Analysis

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The American dream is achievable because as long as you work hard and get an education, opportunities will be available to succeed. The availability and opportunity to succeed is primarily determined by each individual’s dedication to obtain that success. I have read accounts of people who went from “rags to riches”. These accounts will be shared with the reader in order to further support James Truslow Adams’ definition of the American Dream.
Do Won Chang the founder of Forever 21 didn 't always have it so easy. After moving to America from Korea in 1981, Do Won had to work three jobs at the same time to make ends meet. They opened their first clothing store in 1984. Forever 21 is now an international, 480-store empire that makes approximately
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I am supporting this definition because people should have the opportunity to have a good and happy life. If the definition said people in America or other people have the opportunity to have a good life in America.
I have been fortunate enough to have been born into a middle class family and I plan on being a lawyer and if i do I will be middle class or upper middle class. I also give back to the people in need when i’m in church i donate money and I donate during can food drives. To me though this is not the american dream for me but for my parents. I however hope that I too can live the american dream, live in a nice house have a good car and not have to worry about making ends meet.
In conclusion the american dream is something that does exist and is possible to achieve even though most people are not lucky enough or privileged enough to ever accomplish it. The american dream to me is also a mind set because we americans do not know what it’s like to live in an undeveloped country. A lot of americans are poor in our standards but to other people our lower class is their middle class and I think we need to realize that and take advantage of our
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