Escape from Congo
I think its really interesting hearing about other people’s life stories and hearing about different situations that people have been through. Sometimes it seems really surreal and unbelievable about some of the things that people have been through. It would have been unbearable for me to go through what Kabuika went through, especially when she couldn’t even talk to her family over the phone because the situation had gotten so bad, especially when she knew something was really wrong. I think that would make it even harder not to be able to talk to my family. I can’t imagine having to fly to another country just to be able to call my family, the way she had to fly to Brussels to call hers. However Kabuika should be really proud of herself to have been through a situation like that and still have accomplished as much as she has, which is probably more than the average person accomplishes. Kabuika went to college, lived here as an illegal alien, got her citizenship, brought her family here, went back to college on a scholarship, and now she helps other immigrants make a living here in the United states. If my mother had been killed and my family would have gone through that I am very sure that I never would have been able to accomplish that much. I probably would have dropped out of college and been stuck as an illegal alien working bad jobs for not much money. I really respect people like Kabuika, people who can pick themselves out of a hard situation and accomplish a lot in their life.