The Immigrant Advantage

When things get tough I reflect on all the things my parents went through. Whatever problem I’m facing pales in comparison to the immigrant struggle. Coming to a new country, not speaking the native language and trying to feed your family.

All the sacrifices my parents made for me, I feel that I have no choice but to succeed. So many of my friends share that sentiment, and as children of immigrants, we share this advantage. The ability to brush off a challenge or scenario because of what my parents have lived through is one of my unfair advantages.

January 22, 2021

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