Personal Narrative: Moving To The Dominican Republic

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“Look, mommy!” I exclaimed while pointing at the newly constructed building. “That’s my high school.” Even at the young age of four years old, I had already planned my life to perfection. According to my ideal plan, I would grow up in our typical suburban neighborhood, attend the new Huntsville High School, and live happily ever after. However, after my twelfth birthday my parents decided to uproot our family and move to the Dominican Republic, a small Spanish-speaking country in the Caribbean. To say that I wasn’t overjoyed would be an understatement. Nevertheless, just like plans change, initial opinions can also change. While I clung to me American roots at first, the warm Dominican culture eventually won me over. After learning Spanish,