essay[1] - Bawa 1 Nikita Bawa Shaw 7 LA 199 20 January 2011...

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Nikita Bawa Shaw 7 LA 199 20 January 2011 “Be Thankful for What you Have; You’ll End up Having More” The majority of people in today’s society don’t appreciate what they have in life but instead focus on what they don’t have and what they want. I used to be one of these people; however, recently I experienced something that changed my life and taught me an important lesson. I experienced this event when my family took a trip to India a few weeks ago. At the time I did not realize this visit would change my life so drastically. I learned to value my life and be thankful for what I have. Upon exiting the airport in India, I immediately noticed several people lying against the wall and sleeping. These people were shivering in the bitter cold of the night and the majority of them didn’t have blankets to cover themselves with. It took me a minute to realize that we were no longer in the United States, but instead in India, a country struck with much poverty. Although India is considered to be one of the top countries of the world, it is still
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