2 days after graduating from college, my college roommate and I embarked on one of the most meaningful trip I'd ever take in my life. It was the first time I'd return to my birth place since immigrating to the USA in 1997. I'd be the first in my family to go back. With a degree in hand, I felt a sense of completeness as I made my way to the country that my parents left so that my 4 sisters and I can have access to education and opportunities. I honor this trip to my parents and the sacrifice they continue to endure to keep a roof over our heads.