Back to U.S.A

11:26 A.M, Tuesday, July 22nd (In the plane to U.S)
After all this time I’m finally going back to the U.S. My brother drove me all the way from Belgium to Amsterdam. I held my tears while hugging him and managed not to cry. The plane is very crowded. I just want it to end so I can go home. Dad is going to pick me up.
I learned a great deal during this journey. I learned about freedom and how life without it is very difficult. I learned about independence. I learned how precious life is and why it should not be wasted.
Revisiting relatives made me alive. Going back to Iran ensured me of who I am and what I will do with my life. This journey was the greatest gift. I can’t feel any luckier. Lucky for having a great family and a great life.
Finally Home
I saw my dad after picking up my two heavy suitcases. We hugged after getting out of the airport and drove home. I was so glad to see mom. I had missed them both very much. Our house looked really weird to me. I still feel a bit strange, but I’m happy.

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  1. hairofthedawg July 24, 2003 @ 2:27 pm

    Glad you had a safe trip home! You mentioned wanting to travel to a lot of other countries. Where next? I’d think it would be difficult for you to choose somewhere other than Iran for your next trip. What will influence your decision?
    cheers,
    Dick

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