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By Nadia G.
Grade 11, Illinois
Country of Origin: Ukraine

This oral history is about my life. First, I will give background information about my self. Then, I will talk about my experience immigrating to the U.S. Last , I will discuss my life living in the U.S. I will give background information about my self. My name is Nadia I am a student . I am 18 years old . I am from Ukraine. My hobby is reading books, art, and sewing. My religion is Catholic. My favorite foods are grapefruit, chocolate, pizza, and ice-cream. I like to play basketball and volleyball. In my free time I like listen to musik and walk to the beach on lake Michigan. I will talk about my experience immigrating to the U.S. I came to the U. S. an airplane. My flight was 10 hours. My trip was long and exhaugting. I came to U.S. with my mother. I came to U. S. because I want to have a good future for me and my children. When I came to U.S. I felt bad , because I had no friends here and I was missing to my friends in Ukraine. I felt alone here, but I never saw such a big and beautiful city like Chicago. I will discuss my life living in the U.S. I have lived here 10 months and my life is better. I have new friends, new possibility, and new life. In Chicago everything is different: food, clothes, people, traditions. I like learn English and I want go to study in college. I want to be a photographer or stylist designer. I like everything here . I like living here and want to return to my country only for visit.


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