Personal Narrative: My Background Growing Up

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My background growing up was very culturally diverse. My mother was born in Cuenca, Ecuador and my father was born in Saigon, Vietnam. My parents are both immigrants and that makes me a first generation Ecuadorian-Vietnamese American. I have four older sisters, Jessie, Janice, Jennie, and Jammie. They were also born in America. The way my sisters and I grew up were very different from most. Our house would be filled with Buddha statues, lunar calendars, incense, and other asian paraphernalia. There would also be crosses and spanish rosaries all throughout the house. Every night dinner would switch from phở to encebollado to take out from Pizza Hut. This was my life. I would go to temples on tết nguyên đán and then eat fish when it was Good
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