Older Immigrant Health Equity

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Wen Chen AP literature My Mom Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. Throughout my life I have been influenced by thousands of things; from music to novels, movies, and game shows. All these things lead back to influential people in my life, like my grandparents, my friends, my aunts and uncles, my father, and even my older brother. However, my mom is by far the most influential person in my life. To put it simply, my mom is truly the most amazing woman I have ever met. She is always selfless, helpful, caring, and above all, loving. My mom lives by many great life quotes, these quotes all have played a major role in making me who I am today and continue to have a notable influence in my life. "Be the change you wish to see in the world." This quote started as I got a little bit older and began to find out who I really was. It's what changed my career goals from being in the fashion industry to being in the medical field and it's what got me involved with doing and enjoying volunteer work in my community. In addition, it helped me to realize that I can't always be reliant on other people. If there's anything I want done, I need to be the person to do it. "After the darkest storms come the brightest rainbows." My mom told me this repeatedly through the the hard times and many times after, and it's a quote that I'll remember all my life and will help me overcome setbacks that I experience. I'll always know that no matter what I go through in life, I'll be able to deal with it and I'll most likely be better off in the end. Now, entering my adulthood, I realize how fortunate I have been to have this type of mother, someone who loves me unconditionally and has always been a part of my life. In fact, I often find myself using her method to others around me. When a

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