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If You’re From An Immigrant Family, Tell Us About An Act Of Kindness Your Family Was Shown When Adapting To Life In The US

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If You’re From An Immigrant Family, Tell Us About An Act Of Kindness Your Family Was Shown When Adapting To Life In The US

For instance, I remember my mom telling me that when my grandparents were finally able to purchase a house, they relied on her to translate the contracts and legal documents (she was, like, 12). When she struggled, they got frustrated with her (what’s the point of sending her to school and all if she can’t read?) and the real estate agent stepped in to explain that these terms trip up even professional adults and then helped break everything down for my mom.

When my grandfather passed away and my family was selling the house, my mom still remembered that agent by name, sought out the same real estate company, and asked about her — only to find out she’d actually retired a few years back!

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