I was born in Los Angeles, California in house with two sisters and a bother. We were not the rich kids on the block but we had enough money to get by. Is funny how you do not realize that when you’re younger. When I ten years old, our family took trip to El Salvador a small country located in Central America. The country was full life, happiness, and good spirit. Children were not concern about the shoes you had on or what kind of brand of jeans you had on, they were just friendly. They were satisfied with a pair of sandals and a brand new white shirt from Wal-Mart. I never realize how spoil and ungrateful I was, how I always wanted more, and this kids just wanted a roof over their heads and something to eat. My father took us deeper into the country were it was really lonely. The more he drove into the country you began to see children crying on the side of the streets next to their naked brother or sister. My father stop the car and we all got of with a box of what use to be my old clothes and toys I forgot I once had. When the Salvadorian kids reached into the box, to grab the items their face expressions were so overwhelming to see it was like you just handed then a million dollars. The best part they were so thankful, who would ever taught my old Barbie shirt can make another girl feel like she was on top of the world. Visiting El Salvador was over all the best trip I have ever token, it taught me to learn to appreciate what you have because others do have it a lot worse than you. It also taught how to give to others in need, that Christmas I didn’t expect anything under the tree because I wanted all to go to charity. Ever since my trip I have changed my ways I give a lot more than I ever did even if it’s just a dollar it made someone else smile than i am satisfy.
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