How different are we really, regardless of our physical form? In the end, we're all the same if we look with unbiased eyes and open our hearts to other people of other cultures and backgrounds.
As an American at a young age I was thrust from my home in Louisiana into the international world. I have lived in both Europe and Asia and have witnessed the world of the wealthy and the day to day life of those in poverty. In all my travels and the international schools I have gone to, I have met and befriended people from all walks of life and from every corner of the globe. I have seen the great accomplishments of the world, but also the nasty truth that lurks in the shadows. Discrimination, whether it be conscious or subconscious is a very big problem even in this day and age,
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