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November 2023 / Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Ecuador, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

A Paradise in the Middle of the World

by Maria Altamiramo Did you know that Ecuador has this name because it is geographically located on the equatorial line of the Earth? Without a doubt, Ecuador is a country… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Food, Informative Writing, Mexico, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Chihuahua – Smashing! Amazing!

by Liz NDoumi People believe that the Apache Indians (pictured here) come from the USA, but the reality is different. For thousands of centuries, Chihuahua was the heart of the… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict

Refugee for Refugee

by Ali Ansari My name is Ali Ansari. I was born in Afghanistan. I lived there until 2007, when our lives became very difficult and we had to move to… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Education and Learning, Fiji, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Teenagers in a Foreign Country

by Mizuki Yokoi One day, my mother said to me, “Are you interested in studying abroad?” At the time, my best friend had moved far away, my grades were poor,… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Goals, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict, Work

My Life Story

by Sonia Habibzada My childhood and adolescent I was born in an Afghan and Muslim family. As Afghanistan past 3 decades war. So, My family immigrated during the war to… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Countries, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Soma Rastgar My name is Soma Rastgar. I am from Kapisa, Afghanistan. I came here in 2021 by airplane. We started our trip from Kabul to Qatar. We left… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Family, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Thailand

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by Suntorn Kunchorn Hello everyone. My Mr. Sunny. I’m very happy to tell you about my visit to Thailand this time. Because I had the opportunity to go back and… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Informative Writing, Morocco, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

My Story with Moroccan TBOURIDA

by Tarik Mansouri At the age of 15, my family and I were invited to my cousin’s engagement celebration, which was the first time I attended an event outside of… Read More

November 2023 / Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Immigration Stories, Japan, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

My Life in the US: Moving Back and Forth Between Japan and the US

by Yoshimi Hiramatsu Introduction My husband and I have been moving back and forth between Japan and the US three times for 22 years because of his business. I would… Read More

October 2023 / Community, Countries, Education and Learning, El Salvador, Family, Goals, Health and Health Care, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

Dreams Come True

by Alcida Duenas I was born in El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America, I grew up in a rural area where there was no electricity or drinking water. Read More