I came from Korea. I was 11 years old when I had to go to the airport. I was very sad. I had to skip the school. I didn't told all my friends I am going to United States.
When I was in air plane I was crying, because my best friend Ji-Eun we met each other when we were 3 years old. first grade Ji-Eun and I were not friend. We didn't talk or play very much, but in second grade she gave me a letter and she said she wanted to be my friend. So now we are best friend even we fought each other a lot. And second reason I cried because I didn't want to leave my country Korea I lived there 11 years. I didn't know very much about Korea, but Korea is place where I was born.
When I first steped in America, I felt exited. Because, now I am going to live in a big, large, and strong place America. I couldn't think anything. Even my friends, school, or my family. Only think I can think of was "How am I going to live here." My family tooked taxi, in SF Air port I saw all different kids stuff. I saw weird buildings, bay bridge, and Golden gate, and all the different cars and most beautiful I saw the Bay. I never say that large Bay.
My first day of school I was very confused because my first day school was Sept. 11, 2001. People were all sad or didn't smile like office people's fake smile. I didn't understand it. I thought "It's just tall buildings why people are so sad? and this is California, and attack happened in New York. It just a buildings." I didn't' thought it was very important building to Americans, the building is for country's people meeting place like presents.
My first class was Art class, Mrs. Seigel. I remember, when I didn't understand something, she always added to me. my second class were P.E. I finally founded Korean friend Jin Kim. We didn't talked very much, but we had some class together. Math, core, and p.e. she helped me a lot, but she had to leave here when it was Feb. 2002. I didn't really miss her because I found two other friend. Misol and...