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Living in Central Texas where 100 degrees is normal in the middle of summer, I've spent a lot of time at our local water park recently.That means I've also spent a lot of time standing in line at the water slides staring at people's backs, which more often than not are covered with tattoos. I've seen wings, flowers, hearts with names imprinted on them, faces with dates and "in memoriam," and. on the most memorable of all, a picture worthy of a medieval drawing with a large Celtic cross being fought over by a demon and an angel.
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As a 50 something college professor, I'm not in a peer group which generally goes out and gets tattoos on the weekends, so I was fascinated by Chris Adrian's article from the New York Times "Under My Skin" which explains his own decision to get a tattoo and describes the experience in detail.
Self Introduction Essay
674 WordsMay 23rd, 20153 Pages
Full Name in English:
National Chung Hsing University
My name is Lydia. My parents gave me this name and hoped that I could be friendly and always in good manners. I was born in a sweet and great family. English is like my mother language, mainly because my parents do export business and it requires them to use English frequently. I am very close to my parents and my older sisters. I share my concern with them and do girl talks very often just like best friends do. Family to me is a safe harbor and place where I grow and learn. I grew up as an independent and mature kid; I seldom do compromise when it comes to my ideal targets. My…show more content…
Gradually, I became more interested in reading English books; I am most interested in modern literature such as Da Vinci Code written by Dan Brown and many others. I consider myself a lucky student; after getting the certificate, the chair of our department deemed that due to my English proficiency I could qualify to be part of a study abroad program. Even though I only had little amount of time to prepare but I studied very hard to pass the required score in TOEFL and got the full amount scholarship, most important thing-became one of the exchange students who went studying abroad in Pittsburg State University. August 2011, the most special and most meaningful year of my life started off. I got to know students from different countries during the year in the United States. Besides broadening my horizon, I also tried to show and explain to my new friends how beautiful and wonderful our culture is. I believe I have become a person who is more independent and mature. I can now face my own flaws and make amends of my mistakes. Besides facing my own flaws, I am willing to face all kinds of challenges in my life. I hope I could become one of the exchange students in National Chung Hsing University and represent the Department of Accounting. Besides pursuing excellence on English, I wish to become fluent and accustom with Korean and acquire Korean related certificates. I wish to