By Miriam F.
Grade 5, Illinois
Country of Origin: Mexico

Maria was born in Malintenango,Mexico.She immigrated from Mexico.Maria came to America in 1989.She came to America for a better life.Some of her family came before her.Like her dad,he came in 1959.Her uncles also came in 1959.When Maria came to America,it was hard and boring.When she first saw America,She was very pleasd.She did not bring anything special with her.When she was in Mexico,she worked in a company.To compare the schools,they have same education.And these were the things that she did for fun:she went to parties,played soccer,went to the theater,walk and talk with her friends,know her friends family members,she went dancing,swimming,get a tan,and go to church.Maria says,

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