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By Araceli I.
Grade 5, New Jersey
Country of Origin: Mexico

My dad was born in Puebla, Mexico. To make a living there, he worked in a little restaurant. He and his friend would get a ball and throw it back and forth to each other and if any of his friends dropped the ball they were out. He immigrated from Mexico in 1988, but he did not bring any members of his family. He said that his trip was fine and it wasnĘt that bad because he came by himself. He said his first impression was that the United States had a different kind of money. He also bought some Mexican money with him.


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