By luca T.
Grade 3, Connecticut
Country of Origin: Brazil

Selma is 43 and lives in Connecticut. She came to the United States because she wanted to have a better life. Selma made the journey by airplane and came to America though Miami. It was scary because she couldn’t speak English. After the arrival life in America was exciting. She went to school and met my dad and married him and had me. “I was very happy.” My mom said.

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