By Sophia S.
Grade 4, Maryland
Country of Origin: El Salvador

This is the story of Dina Guillen and how she came to the United States (Maryland). Dina was born in El Salvador , Central America. Dina came to Maryland because her parents were here. Dina came by car, rickshaw, bus,and airplane.Dina only brought a bag with 2 pairs of shirts, 2 pairs of pants, 2 pairs of shoes, and 2 pair of underwear. Dina thought that the journey was challenging, adventurous, unforgetable, and life changing experience.What was hard for dina was leaving her family, friends, her childhood memories. This is Dina's journey to America.

When Dina got to the United States, she landed on Baltimore and came to Silver Spring Maryland. Dina thought she was treated nicely and felt strange cause she wasn't used to being here. What was difficult to her was taking the risk of coming. What was easy for Dina was knowing that all her family was here and that she came to see them. This is Dina Guillen's immigratin story.

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