By Sarah W.
Grade 5, California
Country of Origin: England

John said California was big, hot, and sunny. England was small, wet and grey. He was born in Kent, England. He came to California in 1978. He came to experience another culture and for work. His father had come a little while before him on business but went back to England.

When John arrived he had 200 dollars and no place to live. He came as an accountant. Before he came he was also an accountant. When he came he missed his family a lot but he stayed because he had a job.

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