Not Afraid Essay

1240 WordsJan 13, 20125 Pages
I’m a normal man in this world; I cannot give you much more than my personal experience. Therefore, I want to encourage those who have similar stories with me, we are not alone and we can walk through the storm and pursue happiness. In Chaos Theory, it has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world. A small difference in the initial condition of a dynamic system may produce large variations in the long term behavior of the system. For me, it’s a true story. My living atmosphere and experience have affected me and made me what I am now. I was kind of a phlegmatic boy, sometimes even lazy and not positive. I had a good temper, so I had good relationship with my friends and teachers. However, my attitude causes me to always stay in an awkward situation. Compared to normal students, I was a better one; when compared with top students, it seemed that I was not that excellent. My situation didn’t change until I joined an international summer camp. From that experience; I gained not only a more fluent use of English but also a confidence about myself. It was the summer of 2004, which was my first time to live without my parents and relatives and even in a city that far away from my hometown. After registration, my father left me and went back. At that time, I didn’t know anyone around there and I totally had no idea what was going on and why I stayed here. Then I tried to talk to a child that looked easygoing; he was a white boy with brown hair and wearing a white t-shirt with a big Mickey Mouse. “Do you like watching Disney cartoons?” I tried to ask. “Of course I do! Which cartoon characters do you like best? I like Mickey.” He pointed at his t-shirt, excited. “Oh really, my favorite one is Donald Duck and also his nephews, Dewey, Huey and Louie.” After this pleasant

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