Posts by Aida Sarsenova

Aída’s family immigrated to America from Kazakhstan when she was six years old, and she grew up as a first generation American. Today, she attends high school in sunny Florida and dreams of becoming a journalist one day. She’s also a lifeguard at the YMCA, runs cross country and track, and volunteers with the clubs at her school.

I Want to Be Rich in Memories

“My life isn’t perfect, but it does have perfect moments.” ~Unknown

Practice was over, the hot Florida sun was settling in behind the tall bleachers, casting golden rays onto the track. Behind me was my dear school, engulfed in beautiful …