Define American

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  • Just Want to be a Small-Town American Girl

    | Anonymous

    I am a 34 year old female immigrant from Jamaica. As a child growing up in Jamaica, I always heard stories about this land of milk and honey called America. A place where one could go to a supermarket and eat "anything you want without getting into trouble, as long as you eat inside." Where the taps at the schools had milk coming out of them, not plain water…

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  • Amor Por Juarez

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    My mother came to the U.S. with her parents when she was in primary school. My Lita and Tata worked tirelessly to provide for my mother and four siblings. Their work ethic has always been a driving force for me. Without my Lita's dedication to working in the strawberry fields of California every day, I wouldn't have the opportunities I do now.

    After reading Jose Antonio Vargas's story,…

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  • My Husband is America Defined

    | Anonymous

    My husband came to the United States in 1994. He has been here for 18 years, working and pursuing the American dream. He left everything he knew for a better life.

    He came here with a Computer Engineering degree from Honduras and worked as dish washer in Idaho. He started at the bottom and worked his way up, even though he had a college education, he had to…

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  • I'm a Dreamer, but I'm Not the Only One

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    My name is Nallely Bojorquez, I’m 21 years old and I’ve been living in Salt Lake City since I was 7 years old.

    My dad left his family in Mexico to find a job in the United States, he found a job and really liked it here. For a year he worked very hard and saved every penny so then my mother, two brothers and I could come…

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  • The Values We Share

    | Anonymous

    My name is Congressman Charlie Gonzalez, Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and I “define American” by the values we share. Americans see opportunities, despite obstacles. We innovate and improve instead of accepting the status quo. Americans aren’t afraid to dream and they don’t give in when times are tough. I don’t define Americans by how they got here-- but rather, how they are working to be productive and…

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