To help my country in the future

Imagine leaving all your life behind you, your home, your friends and your college. Imagine leaving all the plans that you had for the future since you were six years old. I know it looks like a nightmare, but this was exactly what happened to me around seven months ago in Damascus after I had…

Syria… The country that will never die

Ten months ago, I had to leave my country Syria and come to the US to complete my studies. If it wasn’t for the situation there, I think it wouldn’t have been that hard but the feeling that I don’t know when I will be able to go back made everything harder and harder. Too…

Visiting My Host Family

  When I first arrived to Chicago on January, 8, 2013 I was delivered to a host family’s house to spend my first night in the “US” there. I can honestly say that spending my first night with the “Meyers” played a very important role in my adaption process with the American society especially that…