By Carlos L.
Grade 10, Illinois
Country of Origin: Mexico

This oral history is about Me. First I will give background information about my life. Then I will talk about my experience coming to the U.S. Last I will discuss my life living in to U.S. IÆm from, Guerrero, Mexico, I æm 16 years old. I live with my father and mother I like to play soccer with my brother and I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters. My favorite sport is soccer. I like to dace in the party and I going to the School for learning English. In My home my family talks Spanish. When I came to the U.S. I was 14 years old. I crossed with my sister and other people, I said that I will come back in 4 years to Mexico. I crossed for the mountains. I Immigrant form have life better and learning English I go back to Mexico to visit My Grandparents. I felt sad. I am happy with my family here in Chicago I live with my parents and brothers to south the Chicago my life here is better than in Mexico. In Mexico I didnÆt eat pizza, hot dog, cheeseburger, but I like Mexico more because the temperature is good. ItÆs not cold. Also I went to go back to Mexico, because Mexico is my home and I can visit my grandparents.

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