My Life So Far as a Young Immigrant

Titus Kiragu Kariuki

Abstract


Learning and adjusting to a new culture can often be an exciting and challenging experience. Young people experiencing new cultures hold a unique set of experiences that influence their transition into adulthood. The following essay highlights the experiences of a college freshman who recently immigrated from Kenya. The author tackles issues surrounding adjusting to new cultures and obstacles he has faced and highlights important life lessons that have helped his success.


Keywords


Optimistic; planned and organized; visionary; spontaneity; understanding; self appreciation and motivation; love; friendship; family; God

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2019.767

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