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Tennessee

By Olivia S.
Grade 4, Tennessee
Country of Origin: United States

Velia
Question 1 : Why did you leave your country?
She needed to help make money for her parents.

Question 2 : How did you feel when you left your country?
She felt sad and also happy because she was going to help her family.

Question 3: How did you feel as a new immigrant to America?
She likes living here. She is free to go where she wants to go and do what she wants to do.

Question 4: Did you have chores when you were younger?
She had to organize her stuff and clean the house.

Question 5: What did you do during your free time as a little girl?
She liked to play tea party with her five sisters.

Question 6: Is there something you can do over again?
She wishes that she can be a little girl again and play with her five sisters.

Question 7: Were there any risks involved in moving to America?
Never see my parents again and I had to wait one month for someone nice to take to LA.
Question 8: Have you ever been back to Mexico since you moved here?
No. Iím afraid that if I go back I may not get back to America.

Question 9: Have you ever visited America before you moved here?
No. This is my first time in America.

Question 10: Did you know anybody that lived in America before you moved here.
I had two sisters and 1 brother living in LA.
Olivia S.






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