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What Happiness Means to Others
For my unit 4 paper, I interviewed two people. The first was Mr. Duckworth Diaz. He is the senior electrical engineer at US Army in my brigade at Fort bliss, Texas. Although I see him once a while at work, we never chat outside the work subject. He is 59 years and he is married with 3 kids. He has a master degree in electrical engineering, and he has been in the US Amy for more than 20 years.
The second person was my son’s friend his name is Mr. Guillermo Contador who I know very well for long time by spending a lot of great time with our family. He works as taxi driver now. He is 27 years old and he is married with one kid. He did not finish his school and he started to work since he was 15 years old.
Interview with [Mr Duckworth Diaz]
Question: To begin Mr. Duckworth, do you consider yourself a happy person?
Response: Yes, I consider myself a happy person. Even through the tough time, like any others, I am always fine and happy.
Question: How do you define happiness sir? Is it contentment, serenity, well-being or something else?
Response: For me happiness comes from contentment and accepting everything happening to you in the life. People always facing problems and troubles a lot in the life but it will not stay forever. I believe there is always a bright side comes after the darkness.
Question: What experiences have influenced your definition?
Response: I think the marriage and then having the kids was a big stage in my life, my definition of happiness started to change by that time.
Question: So how has your definition of happiness changed over time?
Response: When i was younger my definition of happiness was totally different, was more about money, buying new car, new clothes, camping with my friends and fun in general. But over time I realized that this stuff is not the true happiness!
Question: Do you expect your…...

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