I am Kieu Lien Tran

I am the scars my parents put on me as a child. From the abuse mentally and physically. Little did they know they scarred me sociologically too.


I am the scared child put through the foster system and the under funded public school systems.

From the free and reduced lunches to the uncertainty of a stable home.


I am the child with no parents to turn to when the world is against me.


I am constantly fighting against the stereotypes of minority groups being poor and uneducated.


I am not just the low income dependent child, but the epitome of struggle.


I am the hungry college student working full time and skipping meals to pay bills.


I am the driven college student waking at dawn to tackle the day so my future will be bright as the sun.


I am a fighter made up of my own determination and motivation.


I will be the next teacher that will change and inspire the lives of the youth.


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My family
My community
My country
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