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By XIQ C.
Grade 10, New York
Country of Origin: China

I came to the United States on 6/25/07. I came to the United States with my sister.
I liked China. I missed my Chinese friends. Why did I go to the U.S? Because my parents in the U.S and in the U.S, I can made more money, I can get better life. Before I came to the U.S, I studied English, I brought a lot of clothes and I bought a dictionary. Thatís a good prepare to came to the U.S. I leave behind, my friends were very misses me, sometimes I made phone to them and I chart on line with them. In the plane, I had a expected. I thought I will make more money, I will speak good English and I will have a new home to live.
When I arrived the United States, I went to Flushing, Chinatown and Manhattan. These places were very famous. But I canít speak English, so I study English, I bought a new computer for study, I found a school to learn English. I felt my life was very hard. I felt Iím unhappy, I was so sad, because the life was different with my expected. I expected I can speak good English, but it was not easy, I can not found a job to make money, I felt so sad.
Iím so sad about that, but I have a new plan. Now, my parent already brought a new house, I like it. Now, I will study English very hard, when I can speak good English, I will to be a businessman.



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