Azra Bilgin, CO-founder of ReloCares, is heartfelt and humorous describing her firsthand experience of moving to Boulder, CO from Turkey.
At 24 years old, I received a scholarship for graduate school that would fulfill a dream I had since I was 11 years old. I was moving to the US. Having attended an American school in Turkey from grade 6 to 12, I was confident in my decision, perhaps more so than my parents who thought I was too young to live alone on the other side of the Atlantic. Now having two kids of my own, I understand why.
I held on tight to my dream and saw it unfold before my very eyes as I boarded a plane to leave my home country and loved ones to start a new life in a place I’ve never been to before.
Colorado was not my…