Personal Narrative: My Parents Coming To The United States

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About 20 years ago my parents came to the United States from Mexico in order to give their children a better life. As I near the end of my high school career I realize now that what they wanted for my siblings and I was a fresh start from poverty and the opportunity to a higher education.
While my family and I have faced numerous hardships in the past few years, we have found ways to overcome them and make the best of what we do have. Currently, I live in a single-parent household with a younger sibling. After the separation of my parents, we have found ourselves financially unstable and constantly working to better our instability. My mother is actively looking for a job to provide for us while she juggles home mortgage payments on her own.
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