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Hello, my name is Phan and I am a new writer for Latitudes from Vietnam! I am a graduate student from Vietnam National University of Social Sciences and Humanity with a major in Cultures and Literature. I love reading books and traveling around to experience different cultures and heritages. To me, to read and to travel are best ways to discover the world, to care about our people, and to adore the life that we live. On a trip to a village of Thai people, I was so surprised when I met many children who hardly have three meals per day, let alone to read a book. If I hadn’t gone, I wouldn’t have known that people’s living could be that tough; they slept on the pavement to wait for the market opening; they walked constantly more than four or five hours from their village to the market in order to sell products. The more I go, the more I grow old enough to consider we human-being’s probing questions, like how to reduce social problems, how to help improve a country’s prosperity, and how to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor, especially when “The World Is Flat” as Thomas Friedman said. So that’s quite easy to understand why I chose to major in Cultures and Literature and to pursue them as my life-long career