My Childhood Experiences, Hugo Ho

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Deep within every person’s heart, their own childhood experience could be the most valuable memories they have. There could be just one or many experiences. These experiences indicate the turning point from childhood into teenagers which make them so memorable and unforgettable. These incidents could be good or bad and could be beneficial or not, depending on which angle you are looking at them. I personally speaking, has had good memories and bad memories, however the bad ones has stained deep within me which I would never forget. On the other hand, the first few years of our life are most important as they determine what kind of life you will lead in the future and our perception towards the world. In a sense, these bad memories have shaped the personality I am today.

During my years in primary school, I was usually solitary because my classmates were very multi-national which made it immensely difficult for me to communicate with them as my English standards were awful.

Soon, I noticed that being popular was extremely significant at these times because most kids were rather mature and started dating, having crushes on other people, hanging out at basketball courts during lunch, smoking, taking drugs and street- dancing. These people has earned a reputation in school of being ‘popular’ while others are still trying to fit in, such as myself.

As time passed by, I got to know more people who came from a more or less similar background as I did, and we became a very close group. For the first time I actually felt important and that I existed. However, good times never last long, as when a bunch of school bullies threatened us if we did not give them our lunch money. The bullies earned a reputation in school...