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Letter from Birmingham Jail

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Last 4# 2728 A moment of my life Everyone has been change by only one moment. How did you feel just in one moment? Did you exciting the moment that first kiss with your boyfriend or girlfriend? Did you indignant the moment that you want to hit someone's face? Did you feel heart-broken the moment that someone passes away? However, everyone in their life faces the ups and downs. Sorrows and pleasures are two parts of life. In fact, life is full of bad as well as good incidents. Some of them are forgotten with the passage of time while others leave an everlasting impression on the mind. We don't forget them for the whole of our life. We enjoy the moments of pleasure while the moments of sorrow plunge us into despair. We cherish the moments of pleasure throughout our life. Such a moment came to me when I took the airplane from China to United State that was the first flight in my life. It was really happy and memorable moment. I came to United State with my family. This was our first time to take an airplane. Although I was exciting when I first take the airplane, however I know I will missed all my friends in China. They are wonderful that they studied with me, they went shopping with me, they went to eat with me, they were happy when I was happy, and they were sad when I was sad. After I went to United State, I couldn't see them anymore. I felt sad because I missed my friends and I didn't have any friends in America. Also, I was sad because I spoke Chinese with my friends in China, but I didn't speak English in America. I had to learn and speak English in America. Otherwise, I didn't have friends and I couldn't find a job in America. For example, if I don't speak English, nobody will know that what I want or what I don't want. I had to adapt a new place that I live; I had to learn how to communicate with other people who live around me, so I could tell my friends how wonderful is U.S. and how difference people in U.S. and China. There were several things that I would finish when I came to United State. First, I will go to school and learn English. Then, I will have friends that we can share the experiment about the first flight in our life. For example, we could share how did we feel that when we were sitting in the airplane. Third, I want to try all the American Food in U.S. Finally, I want to have a flight back to China that I can tell my friends, my life in America. For instance, I will tell my friends that there is all different type of people from around the world, I will tell them that what is American food looks like, and I will tell them how different between Chinese and American. Have you been nervous when you were waiting something that you never expect it before? Have you been scare to take an elevator when you take it at the first time? Everyone has their weakness such as some people are fear of water that they don't know how to swim. People always nervous to be waited for something to happen that it never had been in their life. I was nervous that the first time to take a plane. I heard from my friend who had experiment of the plane. She told me that the plane as safe as the train or subway we take every day. It is stable and comfortable. Although my friend told me it was stable, I still have some fear to the plane. I saw a movie "Snake on a plane" that the poisonous snake killed a lot of people. I hate and scare of snakes. I was afraid that there were snakes inside the plane that snakes killed me as their meal. There are two things that make me nervous before I never take a plane in my life. First of all, I was nervous that I can't move hardly in the plane. I couldn't move because I was afraid that if I move, the plane would lose the balance and lose control and will have air crash. Also, I was afraid that there were snakes around the plane. As you can see, I though too much worse thing because I was nervous that I never took the plane before, and I didn't know what was it feel when I was taking the plane. After 15 or more hours, the plane was landing to the JFK airport. It was stable and safe in the plane, and there was no snake. Taking a plane is safer than the car, train or bus. I felt peaceful when I took the plane. There were several interesting thing when I took a plane. First, I felt that I was like a bird that flying in the sky. I was sitting near the window and I could see all the way out. The sky was blue; it made me feel enjoyable and peaceful. Secondly, there was food that I can eat in the plane. The foods were good and tasty. Third, people were nice that they gave hand when you need help. For example, when you need some food or some pillows, they would satisfy whatever you need. Last, there was TV in front of every seat in the plane. I could see how far or how long the plane was landing, and I could see movies and shows. People didn't feel bored when they were in the plane. People have their sorrow and pleasure moment in their life. We can't avoid the sorrow moment and only expect the pleasure moment. We have to memorize that what happen in a moment that effect our life. It was really happy and memorable moment to me that first time I took the plane. Thus, it was a trip of mixed pleasure. Not only a life was secured due to our timely and assistance but it marked an important trip in my life. The memory of this trip is as fresh in my mind as if it has happened today.

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