Everybody's life has many changes. I am a seventeen-year-old Vietnamese girl. At this moment, I'm thinking about the past and draw a new resolution for my future. The time that I lived in my country, and the short time I have lived here in the United States of America, have shaped me into an useful person in this life. In my past, I have ever overcome many difficulties. Those things made me have a lot of changes and made my life to be better. It is a meaningful past in my memory.
I grew up in the countryside and had fun there. In my family, there were twelve members that consisted of my grandparents, my mother, my uncle, my five aunts, my two older brothers and me. My family was very happy to live there. When we had free time, we often went camping some places. I had a few friends, and we always played together everyday. My friends and I would help each other on playing many new things. We would visit each other's homes to chat together instead of staying home lonely. We were known as the smart kids in this place. That life there, for me, was very happy. And changes also started since this time.
When I was five, I started my elementary school in Hochiminh city, the biggest city in Vietnam, and confronted discrimination. I tried to learn to be familiar with new environment, but I couldn't. It is a fact that once in all my life have I gone to school. I had no friends. In this school, I felt isolated to talk to any students. They were discriminatory. The reason was "I didn't have father", he left me as soon as I was born. They teased me as if I was an orphan, but actually, I was not. I still had my mom, and she loved me so much. I was often lonely, but I had accepted loneliness as a condition of my studying. Sometimes, I couldn't stand their teasing, but I had to
I had to force myself to ignore them. At that time, I missed my friends in the small town, and I cried, I felt something break. It was my soul that hurt. It hurt...