Harvest Of Empire By Juan Gonzalez

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When you are young and they ask you what do you want to be when you grow up? Many answered doctor, lawyer, police, and so on. But when it came for my turn to answer that question I didn 't know exactly what to say. None of those things interest me at all. I was always focus on school and getting good grades. My mother and father has always told me you have to do well in school in order to have a better future. Until this day they still tell me this. In harvest of empire by Juan Gonzalez it says “between 1961 and 1986 more than 400,00 people legally immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic and another 44,000 moved to My parents are from the Dominican Republic and they came to the United States in the late 80 's in order to have a better future. My father came into this country to play major league baseball, back in his hometown Consuelo, San Pedro de Macoris. He is known for his baseball skills and grew up with baseball player Sammy Sosa. Although I don’t much about my father, I could tell you he never made it into major league baseball. He wanted to make sure he was always there for his kids. I don’t see my father that often anymore as I used to when I was a kid. My mother came to this country at a young age to get a better education. Both of my parents have resided in the Bronx since they got here to the United States. I was born into a lower middle class family which later on in my life it became a lower class due to the circumstances I been through.
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