In December we have a posada which is celebrating Jesus’ birthday it’s either a week or just a day. So later on in that month we start to ask for donations for food that we use to make burritos. The day before christmas we wake up early in the morning to prepare everything to make the burritos. We also give our time to volunteer at the food bank and help pack the food, we also donate food to them as well. My personal favorite is volunteering at the animal shelter just being with all the dogs and cats is just amazing.
Having to move to America from a country whose native language wasn 't English, would be difficult, having the culture shocks and language barriers. But when Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved to America because of her father 's job, she experienced something she would never forget. Many people were curious as to where her homeland, Iraq, was and what it was like there. Although many children in her school often stereotyped the country, after finding out where it was, she was quick to inform them of what it was actually like there, surprising them. Upon their arrival to their new home in America, their neighbors and others had asked where they had come from.
And the music is a special aspect in cultural imperialism. It is easy to use music to influence people’s mind by the lyrics and rhythm. There are so many kinds of music being a trend during a certain time. For example, in the early of 20th century, the American music is the trend and its influence around the globe. Many peoples are more interested about and focusing on the classical music, blues, and country music, also jazz which from African Americans.
(History) Nowadays Tango Argentino is recognized as a South American music genre officially, danced in many theaters and having supporters worldwide. In conclusion, all these Latino music genres play a key role into the Latino Community as matter of fact they all reunite poverty and the lower classes in Latin America. All the poor people in Latin America listen to this genre so that they can carry on with their every day lives while having this genre as their reference to go to when they need help with their problems or issues. Moreover, the Latinos that immigrated to United States, Europe and to the rest of the world brought spread the Latino music internationally. Making this genre a base for the up keep of the Latino Cultures.
Although I would only be moving about 2 hours away, I was so excited for this new adventure because in my mind anywhere was better than Aberdeen, Idaho. At some point most people have felt this way about where they came from and this feeling was nothing new to Billie Jo. Billie Jo experienced a very traumatic event that she desperately wanted to escape from. On top of losing her mother, she also wanted to escape the harsh elements of her home town. However, when Billie Jo went far away from home, she slowly realized how much home meant to her.
After I thought about it for a while I had changed my mind, I didn 't want to move and leave all of my friends and family and only get to see once a year or even less. I didn 't want to move anymore but, I had to. The days went by that we were getting ready to move. My parents moved into the house 2 weeks earlier then me and my brother because we went to an overnight summer camp. After we got back from the camp we said our final goodbyes to our friends and family, we were then off on a plane to Oregon with our grandma.
It’s difficult to pinpoint a specific moment in one’s life in which your life is transformed. We often realize that this moment is so signingagent when looking back on personal experiences and don’t realize it at the time. For me, this moment occurred when I realized that I had taken what I love most for granted. It all started back in 2004 when my family suggested that I get into a sport at a young age. My parents are huge baseball fans, so they decided to sign me up for a little league tee ball program in hopes that I would one day play softball in highschool or college.
With no doubts, multiple people face with events that have significant meanings for them and there are many experiences that bring drastic turnings on the long life road. For me, this turning was made when I was told that my government chose to study in the United State Of America instead of the United Kingdom where I previously applied to study. Though enough time has passed, I remember this day like it was just yesterday. The feeling of excitement because of the upcoming journey was mixing with uncertainty and fear. Realizing that I will be in the country where currently I have no relatives and friends was more than frightening for me.
Since I was a little kid I grew up in Mexico a Spanish speaking country where I had lots of friends, and felt happy thinking that my life would never change. But as soon as I turned nine I was facing a different story. When I arrived home from school, my parents told me that we were moving to a new country. I felt sad at first because moving to a new country where they didn't speak my language,and not knowing anybody was tough for me. It meant I was leaving behind everything I worked so hard to accomplish to move to a new place that I needed to start from zero.
After sixteen hours on a plane and spending an extra day in Illinois, were finally in Egypt. My time spent in Egypt was not only memorable, but it changed my life forever. Egypt thought me to always try new things, never judge anyone, and never take anything for granted. Once we were in Egypt and I saw my cousin for the first time in a year, I knew trying something new was worth it. When my aunt told me that she wanted us to go to Egypt, I was scared to death.
My family makes tamales in the fall and holiday it brings us together for family time. Tamales are an ancient and modern cunei that brings family’s together and there made uniquely and has a cultural background. When the Aztec women were taken along in battle as cooks for the army. There was a need to have a more portable yet sustainable food and the tamales could be made ahead of time, packed and warmed as needed. Now we cook tamales more for holidays and in the fall time.
When my dad told me that we were coming to the united states, I was excited but at the same time, I was mad that we were leaving some close family members behind. The people that I was mad about leaving behind were my grandfather, grandmother and my cousins. But I had to accept the fact that my education comes first and with better education comes a better life and that is all I want. Coming to America wasn 't hard at all financially because my dad was already here since he was a teen. So when, we came to America, we stayed with my uncle for about 3 weeks, then we moved to my aunt 's house for about a year.
Deciding to attend Texas A&M University was both a hardship and immense, opportunity in my life. Coming from a close knit background, and possessing a very family oriented character, my decision to come to this incredible institution was one out of my comfort zone. If I was to be asked one year ago, If I could ever see myself standing on this marvelous campus, attending one of the top schools in the nation, I would have honestly responded, no. My counselors would have said no, my friends, my college advisor, my family. The answer would not have been yes, not because I wasn 't capable of meeting the standards to attend, but because there seemed more obstacles in my way than there was forces pushing me forward.
In my opinion being American means not only living here, but following the law and respecting your elders, but it also means doing the traditions and and my family that is going to one of my family member 's house for Easter this year we went to my cousin Melissa’s and that is an Easter I will never forget. I always dress up for Easter or at least the first part. This Easter it was my cousin Owens first Easter back from Hawaii and after I got there the first thing we went to do was go see how many sports balls we could, we could catch he won because he has a bigger wing span than me after we did that, we went and had an Easter egg hunt and even though I didn’t get a lot of eggs we had a good time and I know my cousins Neave and Amy and the
When I moved to Idaho it was really hard because I had to go to a new school. But it was actually a good thing because I got to meet my best friend Catherine Arredondo. A year after meeting my best friend I got to go to Mexico after 12 years of not going. These are my life changing events. Sometimes change could be good, but sometimes it can be bad.