Personal Narrative: My First Generation In The United States

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I am first generation in the United States. My parents are from El Salvador and immigrated here 25 years ago. I think that being Hispanic has a huge impact on who I am, and I believe it will have a huge impact on the type of leader I will be. I think being a minority in this country helps me be more aware of people’s background and the challenges they face. I have learned that not everyone experiences life as I do. Of course that has to with the fact that we are all individuals, but also with the fact that we all come from different walks of life. I have to be completely honest I am not always so tolerant with people who aren’t culturally aware. Most of the time I get irritated when people make assumptions on a culture or stereotype people