My childhood ... My Country
I was born in a small town in Venezuela, where it is summer all year round as in all of Venezuela. My mom comes from a family of 8 and my dad from 11, so you can guess how many uncles/aunts I have and do not even imagine how many cousins. Every December we traveled almost from end to end the country to celebrate Christmas with the family. Holidays, birthdays, baptisms and marriages were always a reason to celebrate and get together.
In my hometown Valera there is no metro, the airport is small and even was closed for a while, in my time there was not even McDonald's, but still there I grew up and went to school, then I had the opportunity to study and graduate in one of the best universities in Venezuela. For reasons of fate and luck now I live in the USA and today I am where I am. Infinitely grateful to God for that childhood for my country because thanks to that I am who I am.
I wrote this summary so that you know that I lived in a Venezuela during the time in which everything was different. I do not want to tell you how it is now because this is work of other types of blogs, just google "Venezuela news". It is also important to emphasize that it is not that I had too much or demand too much today, it is simply to cover basic needs such as education, safety and health.
All children and young people should have the opportunity to grow up in a safe place where their parents are able to meet those basic needs. No parent should be tried for wanting to look for the best for their children, whether in a different country or in Venezuela itself. It is our job as parents to make the best decisions for the well-being of our children.
I do not know if the crisis in my country is lived with more distress from the outside but somehow we have to keep going while all this happens, and continue thinking in innovative and fun ways to raise our children. I reiterate again we are forming the leaders of tomorrow, who must know our modern history to learn from our mistakes, as well as to know in general the world in which we live with its virtues and problems. They will be our best legacy.