[LETTERS TO THE EDITOR]Settling in came easily to the LeesI have had little experience with the Korean culture, its food, and its people. There are very few Korean students in my high school and only a handful of Korean families in my town.
Charlie Lee and his family moved from Korea to the United States in May of 2002. Mr. Lee is a businessman working in America for a few years for his Korean company.
Neither the kids nor Mrs. Lee spoke English very well last year, but now I can have an hour-long conversation with them. It is incredible how quickly they picked up the language and the American culture.
I couldn’t imagine how I could live in Korea as easily as the Lees live here; I could not learn Korean as fast as they picked up English and assimilated into our lifestyle. They are still learning, probably teaching their mother and father along the way. The Lee family has changed the way I view the Korean culture.
by Dan Moore
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