The American Dream Advantages

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Why is the “American Dream” not taken advantage of? Do we get blinded by love so easily in this country that we forget what we actually came for? The American dream is a desire for improving our way of life such as achieving goals to have riches, a high education, and material goods. Parents leave their countries of origin so their kids can have a better living environment, and sometimes even bring them along so they can get a higher education. I couldn’t believe Mago, Carlos, Leonardo, and Betty did not take advantage of being in the land of opportunity. Reyna was the only one who did not waste a second in El Otro Lado and was the first one in her family to graduate. Her father had a reason for being that strict father figure. He simply didn’t
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