This work ethic--found throughout my Haitian community--has been very beneficial in my life as we all came here to pave ourselves a better future. When I think back to my family's story I'm amazed to think that my grandpa came to the US in the midst of WW2, a bracero, leaving his family to help feed millions of Americans in time of war.
Let us know below! My family also has many animals for which I provide care, including basic needs as well as first aid. In addition to the expected physical pain, isolation, fear and frustration were a few of the emotions I experienced in the four day ordeal.
He's been one of the millions of people who has been laid off in the last couple of decades and has had to start over multiple times. From the way my mentors and I began working two hours earlier than required to meet deadlines, I learned that engineering is the commitment of long hours. I would not have to worry so intensely about the future of my education on top of the crippling grief that I have felt over the last five months.
The meaning of family may differ for everyone, but for me, my family is life.
People were interested. Success is triumphing over hardships -- willing yourself over anything and everything to achieve the best for yourself and your family.
If you are interested in working in medicine, look for scholarships which award medical students. Tell us about a time when you failed at something.
I know that social media can only do so much in addressing these issues as not everyone can afford the luxury of having internet access.