My story

By polywer
  • Born

    I was born on October 30,1997. I was born in the Garfield Medical Center in the city of Alhambra.
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    Events in my life

  • Smoking

    Smoking is banned from California bars and resturaunts. This is important for health-related issues with second-hand smoke. People with breathing problems or with children had made this an imprtant law.
  • Space Probe

    Space Probe
    Space probe Galileo has sent images from Jupiter's moon Europa. This prbe was built by NASA to find out what Jupiter's atmoshpere was like. Problems arose during the life of the probe and was deorbited in 2003.
  • First Birthday

    First Birthday
    My first brithday. My mom had told me I had gotten sick so many times before I was one so she was happy I wasn't sick.
  • Euro

    Euro is created for European Union. At first the Union was just a treaty with neighboring countries but has expanded to having a single currency for the now 27 european countries.
  • Melissa Worm

    Melissa Worm
    Melissa worm, a Internet virus attacks the internet. The worm had attacked users and go into their emails through Microsoft Word 97 and Word 2000. It would take files and send them to the attckers.
  • New Millenium

    New Millenium
    The new millenium has started on January 1, 2000. It was the first year of the 3rd millenium. It was also the end of the 20th century.
  • September 11 Attacks

    September 11 Attacks
    The terrorists attacks on 9/11/01 has caused a major loss for the world. A plane has struck the World Trade Center in New York. This caused high security all over the globe.
  • Earthquake in El Salvador

    Earthquake in El Salvador
    A 7.1 earthquake hit El Salvador. It had a major mudslide that had engulfed the area. It was also felt in surounding areas in Central America.
  • Space Launch

    Space Launch
    The Soyuz TM-32 launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome carrying
    first space tourist. This was an acheivement due to allowing non-astronauts into space.
  • Galileo Spaceraft Passes Io

    Galileo Spaceraft Passes Io
    Galileo Spacecraft passes within the 112 mile range
    of Jupiter's moon Io. This was very interesting for NASA since they can closley look at Jupiter as well as the other moons.
  • Mars Oddessy

    Mars Oddessy
    Mars Oddessy finds signs of water deposits on the north
    polar cap of Mars. This may mean there may have been water or life on Mars.
  • Plane Crash

    Plane Crash
    China Airlines Flight 661 is destroyed near the Taiwan
    Strait killing all people on board. The plane had broke into pieces in mid-air and crashed, killing all 225 aboard.
  • First Cloned Horse

    First Cloned Horse
    Prometea the first cloned horse is born. This is a huge achievement in genetics.
  • Heat Wave in Europe

    Heat Wave in Europe
    A heat wave in Pris causes temperatures to rise up to 112F. This unwanted heat casued may deaths throughout Eurpoe.
  • Start of School Year

    Start of School Year
    This year I started Kindergarten. I was around 6 years old and didn't like school at first. as the year went on, I was fine with school.
  • Cassini finds geyers

    Cassini finds geyers
    Cassini-Huygens discovers geysers shooting liquid on Saturn's moon Enceladus, which is a possible sign of water. This meant that another possible place wher life may have formed.
  • First Time to Las Vegas

    First Time to Las Vegas
    This was the first time I went to Vegas. I had fun since we went to the game arcades there and tons of great food. Plus I had my cousins go with me so it wasn't boring.
  • North Korean Nuclear Power

    North Korean Nuclear Power
    North Korea has claimed to have tested nuclear power first. this has stunned many nations with their testing and possible launches.
  • Trip to East Coast

    Trip to East Coast
    I had gone to the East Coast during the summer vacation. I ad gained so much weight during those 2 weeks,but I had so much fun. Not the part where we were in a storm though.
  • 2008 Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics

    2008 Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
    China had hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. It was greatly anticipated and had an intricite designed stadium.
  • Show at Las Vegas

    Show at Las Vegas
    My famiy and I went to Las Vegas for a week during the summer and we had gotten tickets to see the Medival show in the Excalibur. My brother and I went and there was good food, and tons of fun since we were in the front.
  • Haiti Earthquake

    Haiti Earthquake
    The small island nation of Haiti has been struck with a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Around 230,000 people have died.
  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year
    This year was one of the best Chinese New Year. It was because most of the people from both sides of my family had came to the celebration.
  • Road Trip to Mt. Rushmore

    Road Trip to Mt. Rushmore
    I went with my family to a 10-day road trip to Mt. Rushmore. It took long car rides, not-so-delicous food, and tons of restrtoom stops, but I had fun.
  • First Day of Eighth Grade

    First Day of Eighth Grade
    I had started the eighth grade. At first I hadn't enjoyed this year,but now it is more manageable.
  • 13th Birthday

    13th Birthday
    I had finally turned 13. I am finally now a teenager,but I feel the same. I guess it soaks in when you turn 14.