The Joad Family's Short Story

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"for safety is not a gadget but a state of mind" and so is hope. When you are facing obstacles all you think of is finding a solution no matter what . That was the case when the Joad family had no other way but to find a better place to live in.They decided to leave everything behind and go to California. The place that many families decided to go to believing they can find a good life waiting for them. Kind of similar to Christopher MCcandless's story except his parent's mistreatment is the reason behind his pilgrimage. He decided to move to a far place where he can find safety and hope and star a new life.My family's story could also relate to Christopher's but instead of family issues we had society and environment issues. We did not live in peace and all we wanted is to find a better place. …show more content…
Although they knew that they will face a lot obstacles during their journey, they still managed to get threw it together. Not only with each other,this family learned that they grow stronger and safer when they reach out to other families. Safety wasn't the only reason that had them move out but their hopes to find jobs and a better life in California is a reason too.At the end they arrived at California and continued living their new life. Christopher McCandless chose to live in the wilderness because it's the place he felt belonging to. He chose it as a safe place where he will not be haunted by his parents. He wanted to stay as far as possible from his parents and rules.He got rid of all his personal information and even changed his name.He wanted to get rid of things that reminded him of his old self and his old

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