By Sophia O.
Grade 5, California
Country of Origin: China

Mr. O came by plane to America, and when he landed there was no one to pick him up at the airport. He was born in Nanking, China, but he immigrated first to Kuwait, next to Iraq. He came to America in 1966. He came because he wanted to go to school here. He got a job as a dishwasher, then an assistant chef and finally as a chef to support himself.

Now he works as a sleepwear designer. His sister Lily came to America before him. His first impression of America was that the people were different and the culture was strange. He brought a very special picture of his mom and dad. For fun he hangs out with friends.

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