The flash of a camera, the screaming of fans, that moment when you know you’re alone in front of millions of people and cameras…Needless to say, the lives of celebrities are hectic ones, but many of us wish we could take a walk in their shoes, and for a short while, I did. In October of 2006, I, along with my family, traveled fifteen hours by plane to
While most would be attracted to famous sites and traditional culture, I found myself enamored with the people and modern culture: the clash of East and West in stores and people, the struggle of the city to keep up with rapid modernization for the upcoming Olympics, and just everyday lives of students my age. I learned “double-eyelids” are considered attractive – something I’d never given any thought to beforehand.
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