In a society such as ours, during a new millennium, culture and lifestyles vary to the extreme. All across the world, there are many different cultures, and many of these people with different cultures live in the United States. Sometimes, I think we catch ourselves being close-minded about other religions and cultures, because of the way we believe or the way we've been raised by our parents. In most cases the values and beliefs that are held by ones parents have an impact on their children's values and beliefs as well. I am going to look further into the lifestyle of another individual different from me, as impacted by an individual's development and growth. I will determine how different races, religions, and cultures have affected this individual, and compare and contrast her culture from mine.
My interview was with Mary, a 19-year-old female who
lives at home and attends college. She is single, with no
children and still lives at home with her parents. Mary
was born in India, where she lived for twelve years. At the
age of two, Mary's father moved to the United States for
poverty issues, to make a better life for his family. Mary
tells me in India, there were no hospitals really close by,