Essay theme: “How has the APCC changed your life? How can you contribute to the APCC in achieving its vision?” Writer: Van Truc Thi Nguyen _ JAs 2008 Vietnam.
During our lifetime, we can go many where, from which we can gain a lot of experiences and memories for ourselves. Asian Pacific Children’s Convention (APCC) is what has turned my book of life into a new page. And I believe that anyone who once became a JA of APCC will have a novel life after coming back from Fukuoka. To begin with, APCC has given me a great chance to have new experiences. I still remember the day when I was just a little girl at the age of 10, when we-all of the JAs 2008 were too young to have a full awareness. APCC gave me so many the so-call first time. That was the first time I had spent so many days in another country without parents, the first time I had stayed with many friends from all over the world as a happy family, the first time I had eaten delicious traditional food from Japan, the first time I had stayed with a hostfamily as a member, the first time I had introduced traditional dance, food to the world, especially Japanese, the first time I had been fully conscious of the importance of peace and the friendliness of Japanese. Before coming to APCC, those things only existed in my dream and APCC has made it come true. Besides, APCC has changed my attitude toward life. During the time in Fukuoka, I felt vividly the love of friends from over the globe, I was fully aware of how wonderful the peace is. I saw that the life will be better and happier if everyone in the world treats each other as their relatives. And I knew that I have to do something to help change the world. Since then, I have thought of things in a positive way. The little girl became more confident and thoughtful. I have tried to keep in touch with my APCC friends, my hostfamily to keep the relationship firmer, further keep the peace among countries. The peace not only means there is no war or intension...
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