As I enter year 12, the question of what I am going to do when I finish is presented to me on numerous occasions. The answer is very much undecided as I search different alleyways hoping to discover what I am meant to do. Recently I have seen and heard many stories of those like Levy's. Something aches inside of me and nearly brings me to tears at the sight of their poverty, the back breaking work they do for only about 40cents and the minuscule amount of food they consume each day.
No one really understands the sheer truth in their words as they say We are lucky to live in Australia'. I'm ashamed sometimes of what I complain about. Things such as the air conditioner not being cool enough. Having to go to work, whilst I'm getting paid $10 an hour. Wanting dinner immediately because I'm hungry, although I've had already 2 other meals that day and plenty of snacks. As we complain about these things and plenty more, children and adults all around the world are dying of starvation, water borne diseases, HIV/AIDS, military wars and political disputes. More than 1.5m children under five die each year because they lack access to safe water and proper sanitation,
It's easy to ignore this on going battle, as we live in our own little worlds full of... [continues]
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