Something That Has Had a Great Impact on Your Life

Topics: Greek Cypriots, Cyprus, Turkish Cypriots Pages: 1 (353 words) Published: September 23, 2010
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Something that has had a great impact on your life

“Two years ago I went to summer camp for Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot children. When I told my best friend about it she laughed at me, so I didn’t want to go. But my daddy said I had to go and see for myself what it was like. I went there expecting to see monsters and instead I saw children just like me. We played games and told jokes. We had the same hobbies and our grandmothers cooked the same kind of food. I was amazed. That was when I realized that Turkish-Cypriots are the same as us. It was silly of me to be afraid to come. I told my best friend about how nice the Turkish-Cypriot children were, but she didn’t believe me. May she should go to a camp too so that she can see what I saw. I have Turkish-Cypriot friends now. I gave them my email so that we can talk on msn. I wish I could see those friends everyday.” over a year ago · Reportwhen i first read her essay i felt so proud to have her in my class..she is so young and innocent, yet she has ideas that can make Cyprus a better place to live..she won prizes for her research on the perception of turkish cypriots by greek cypriots and vice versa..i will ask to go. But my daddy said I had to go and see for myself what it was like. I went there expecting to see monsters and instead I saw children just like me. We played games and told jokes. We had the same hobbies and our grandmothers cooked the same kind of food. I was amazed. That was when I realized that Turkish-Cypriots are the same as us. It was silly of me to be afraid to come. I told my best friend about how nice the Turkish-Cypriot children were, but she didn’t believe me. May she should go to a camp too so that sh
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