• United States has left a trace that is made of stone.

    She stands tall with a torch, that implies this is everyone’s home.

    Although it’s not the case, the stone is a symbol of a nation, that discriminates

  • After thinking very long and hard you first figure out what you really like doing say for example if you like gaming after a few years if you still have the strong lust for gaming then you might consider being a game maker. Also thanks for your comment.

  • WOW, very informative I feel as if I experienced what you went through, through your writing.

  • My name is Kara Holt and I am 16 years old. I was born on January 14, 2002 in St.Joseph’s hospital, in Jamaica Queens. I live in Brooklyn NY and lived in three different houses in my life, my grandma’s house, and

    • Dear Kara,

      Thank you for sharing your story.

      I really loved how you recognized that although you are not an immigrant yourself that you are still impacted by immigration through your relationship with your friend. Your post can really make people think about how much we can learn from people who are different from us.

      I think it is great that you are interested in other languages. I can imagine you taking courses in Japanese, French, Spanish or any other language for that matter. It would be great because you can move toward bilingualism since you already have English, which is a great language to know.

      It is so important to keep speaking up against bullying so that you can help others avoid what you experienced in your previous school. What do you feel is the best way to change how bullying is handled by school administrators?

      I look forward to reading more of your posts on Youth Voices.

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Lona

    • hi i’m Nia i’m a sophomore at oakland unity high school. What liked about your story is that you wanted to tell us about what you wanted to accomplish and and what you want to do when you leave high school and how you were going to do it. One question i have for you is how do you know what job is best for you

      • After thinking very long and hard you first figure out what you really like doing say for example if you like gaming after a few years if you still have the strong lust for gaming then you might consider being a game maker. Also thanks for your comment.

    • i like your punctuation

    • Hey Kara. I got a question for you, why did you get arrested?

    • When they did that ,did it in anyway affect you like making you shut people out or hurt you mentally ,physically or emotionally?

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