Piecing Together The Puzzle Of My Life

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When times were bad in the nineteen hundreds people begin to immigrate to new parts of the world. Therefore they had to move away from there own country to survive. Many people moved to the north part of the world as many others move to the south part. My great grandparents decided to move to the south. They choose to immigrate to the city of Chihuahua the city was small at that time most part of it was land. People were traveling on horses. They had to travel on horses to go the near nest grocery store. Most of the time they had to produce there own food Chihuahua had good land people could cultivate many foods. Like tomatoes, onions cheese and many other items that were used to the people. Technology was not as good as today many people did have money to pay for bill or telephones. So they had to learn how to write to there relatives back home. Everything had to be work by hand. Back then they did have many appliances they had to wash by hand they did have washer or laundries places. I don't think my daughter could have survive back in those days. She is just not able to be without a phone on her hands or a car for her every day routine. My great grandparents must have had a real hard life. My grandmother would always tell me stories on how her dad would take her horse riding and how they meet Indians on there journal. She would say how at times her dad would fear the Indians and at the end they would become friends an begin to exchange items. My grandmother would also try to teach us Italian in many occasions. How convince life can be in America especially if we don't have to travel far away from it. We live and enjoy the pleasure of being American. Remembering how my great grand parents immigrated from Italian I feel that life can always be a wonderful thing no mater how hard the road of life is:

Remembering many stories that my grandmother used to say to us in many occasions especially on Saturday nights when we all garter to listen to her stories. We used to pay close attention to her amazing stories. I used to enjoy watching her face. In a serious tone of voice she would begin by whispering “when”. She would always star with her horse riding adventure that would take place with her dad. “ In many occasions they would encounter the Indians”second, she would said. There were many times when mom took us to downtown. “When I was I little girl my mom used to take me to get ice cream chocolate was my favorite one. I would think yes ice cream is good. I love it when she takes me for some. Now, there only happy memories I would think. When she got older she move to Guadalajara she wanted to find better opportunities desire ed to move to a bigger place. The factories business was booming in the bigger places Chihuahua still needed much development. After finding a job in a...

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