Intereighborhood Migration

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Prior to immigrating to the United States, my family lived in a small village in western Belarus. Here I learned very early on about the struggles that those living in poverty are faced. Without easy access to clean water and an abundance of food, the members of my community were forced to provide for themselves by traveling great distances to nearby metropolitan areas or to grow their own produce. Limited resources bring difficulty to an area that is in need. During the first few years of my immigration to the United States, we found ourselves placed in to a similar community, facing many of the same challenges but in a different way. The urban areas of Northern Chicago, where my family has been located since our immigration, is faced with
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