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Jinseul Kang
9/12 online discussion
Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:44pm
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My life is all about this quote, "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood and I, I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” I have heard this ‘unusual’ road from teacher, professor, books and movies since my childhood. They used to say that traveling the road less traveled by is perilous, risky and difficult but if I get to the end, I would be more successful, strong, special person so make my own road don’t afraid to go there. The more risk the more return. I always kept that quote in my mind and tried to be the person who is adventurous, creative.
However the problem was I misunderstood whole concept of it. I simply took that as a behavior choice. For instance, teacher brought some chicken and beef sandwich and let students pick either of them. If Most of students choose to eat chicken, I choose beef. On picture day (for year book), students were generally taking the picture holding drawing paper with ridiculous message and of course I choose not to. I also thought that quote meaning think differently from others from all aspects. I rejected common sense. I took the thought, behavior just because it’s different from others without considering. In consequence I became weirdo and naturally isolated from people. One day I looked myself, realized I did it so wrong. I was stupid.
Now for the first time I’m walking the road studying in American college, it’s definitely rough, uncrowded way. I choose this way not because it’s different but because I think that this experience could help me to grow up as human beings and to be stronger.
I am putting much money, time, and effort in. I could easily graduate in my home country taking the class in my language. I could not have hard time with culture∙language difference, experiencing racism. So far it surely made difference on outer side; I mean circumstance, food, my fashion style, life pattern. I believe there will be the real (positive) changes the quote implies, there will be happy ending for this journey. I believe.

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