Rifka Enter Into America Analysis

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Rifka is a young jewish girl and her and her family has left from russia (chapter 1) to america to escape the harsh treatment. But the road to becoming free is filled with horrible obstacles like the whole family getting deadly typhus (pg 26) also rifka got split up with her family and she was all alone trying to make it back to her family. Also she gets sick and her hair falls out and has scabs on her head. Finally rifka makes it to ellis island but before she can enter into america the doctors must check and see if her scabs are contagious but she finally makes it home with her family

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