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guri By guri, 8th Aug 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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“I lived in Paris until I was thirteen. Around that age, I began to fight with my father and stepmom.

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“I lived in Paris until I was thirteen. Around that age, I began to fight with my father and stepmom. I’d always tell them that I wished I could move to America to live with my grandmother. One day, my stepmother told me: ‘You always say you want to go live with your grandmother. Well, you’re going to live with her. We bought you a ticket.’ The day I came to America was the most frightening moment of my life. When I landed at the airport, I couldn’t speak any English. I didn’t know how to find my grandmother, and I didn’t know how to get home.”

“Up until I was a teenager, I’d been one of his favorites. We were always playing sports together. But soon after I came to America, we stopped talking. I think there was something missing on both sides. I don’t think I felt loved enough by him. I don’t think he felt that I was grateful enough for all that he’d done for me. A few years ago, I started trying to get in touch. But he’d never return my calls. So one day I just went back to France and knocked on his door. I hadn’t spoken to him in fourteen years. The only reason I knew he still lived there was that his name was on the mailbox. He didn’t even recognize me when he opened the door. He thought I was selling something. He said: ‘Can I help you with something?’ I said: ‘Dad, it’s me. Jimmy.’”
“What were his reasons for not talking to you for fourteen years?”
“I don’t know.”
“Do you think he was hurt by you?”
“I don’t know. But next time I talk to him, I’m going to say: ‘Some guy in Central Park asked me some questions. And I’m wondering if you could answer them.’”


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author avatar Joyce Singha
10th Aug 2014 (#)

You behaved typically like an obnoxious teenager but I couldn't figure out the reconciliation. Anyway I do hope you'll work things out with your parents; they mean well :)

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
10th Aug 2014 (#)

These happen in life for a purpose and teach us lifelong lessons - siva

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author avatar Retired
2nd Nov 2014 (#)

I hope you will be able to work things out with your parents.

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