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Experiences That Changed Our Lives

Julia Karet's students at Chaffey Community College in California wrote personal stories about life-changing events in their their lives.

They first published their stories in a booklet called Friends from Around the World, a Look Book Project. They are now sharing them with the readers of TOPICS.

Tracy Yu

 


Art Classes Broaden My Life
Tracy Yu from Taiwan

Manijeh Sharifi


My Wallet
Manijeh Sharifi from Iran


Panadda Thinasook

 


Don't Trust Everybody
Panadda Thinasook
from Thailand

Katsuhiro Deguchi


The Year of 1999
Katsuhiro Deguchi
from Japan

Irene Buenrostro

 


Accident on Christmas Day
Irene Buenrostro from Mexico

Rani Ho


My Old Van
Rani Ho from Vietnam

Simon Mikiewicz

 


Never Give Up
Simon Mikiewicz from Poland

Jung Lee


A Car Accident
Jung Lee from Korea

Livan Hernandez


Meet the photographer:
Livan Hernandez from Cuba took photos for this
writing project.

Julia Karet


Meet the teacher:
Julia Karet, creater of the Look Book Project. project.



Read more stories by other students who participated in a Look Book writing project: Coming to America

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