Getting up and moving to another city is hard, but Naomi Torres had to move to another country and learn a new language. Anyone can agree this is much harder. Naomi Torres was a young 12 year old girl when her life was flipped upside down. Her family that lived in New York at the time had to move to Puerto Rico, a beautiful island but a huge contrast of culture. The difficulty of moving from one state to another country, learning a new language, and getting to know the island are all difficulties that arose wither her move.
Born as Ray Mendoza on July 2, 1951, was born of Puerto Rican and Venezuelan descent. She was given the name Sylvia Rivera by a local community of drag queens and spent her career fighting for solidarity between transgender people, queer people of color, homeless people, and sex workers. Sylvia Rivera was one of the “street queens” living in New York, and is known as one of the most famous street youth who fought back during the police raid at Stonewall. Modern day, Rivera has come to personify the aspirations and flaws of the modern gay liberation movement.
As a historical figure of my assignment I chose to search on Jenni Rivera. She had a dramatic and tragically life before becoming famous. She went through being poor; living she lived in a garage in long beach, California. She was abused, a victim of domestic violence, humiliated, and cheated on as a women, . Aall because of being a young single mother. Rivera, never settled for less, she pursued her dream as a singer; of traditional Mexican music. She went to bars and night clubs to let her voice and name be known, in California. Due to her effort, strength, never giving up, and family support she became an positive influence to many women .
On March 17, 1947, a baby girl was born to a low-income family. She grew up with little to none privileges. As a child she had to work to help her family to make ends meet. From selling candies to tourist in a nearby town, to making rosarios with her father. Her whole childhood was based around working, which kept her from learning how to read or write. At the age of eighteen she married a young twenty-four-year-old man who worked at the old recycling market where her father would get the metal for the rocarios. Throughout their married years the couple had thirteen children ten girls and two boys. Although the young woman had finally married and had started a family both her and her husband struggled to provide for their children, yet managed to give them all that they can. At
Most actors are seen to have perfect and balanced lives, but others have had to overcome challenging times and obstacles. Marilyn Monroe had many challenges throughout her life that she had to overcome. Norma Jean (Marilyn) grew up without a family or a supportive mother, her acting career was continually off and on, and she had a rough personal life and history. Marilyn had a pretty rough time growing up, but she managed to fight through it all.
Mrs. Perez was a lovely lady that loved her family a lot and really like to enjoy things in life. She always wanted to do things on her own and not be dependent of anyone. Really independent lady, enjoys bowling and spending times with friends and her family. She’s from a small town in Texas called Brownsville, that’s really close to the border of Mexico so you know it’s a struggle. People have to work hard to have a better lifestyle for their families. That’s exactly what Mrs. Perez tries to do for her family but it didn’t really work out while her husband was alive.
Maria Isabel Trevino was born on January 31, 1976 in Los Aldamas, Nuevo Leon: she lived here for two months subsequent to when she was born. One day her dad, Benito Resendez, and mom, Andrea Resendez, and her older brother, Abel Resendez, crossed her in the car illegally because they needed to go to California to work in the fields and the process for her citizenship had just begun and there
This novel revolves around a love story between two Latino teenagers, Maribel Rivera and Mayor Toro. The Rivera’s, coming from Mexico, have come to America in search for a better life for their daughter, Maribel, who had previously fallen off a ladder at her father’s construction site back in Mexico causing her to be mentally slow. They wanted Maribel to receive the best special education possible. As time continues Maribel and her parents develop throughout the book. Their experiences impact their behavior and steer them throughout the book.
This physical transition can have an emotional impact on a child as they may be moving away from family and established friendships to an unknown place. They may be worried that they won’t ‘fit in’ and make new friends. They may grieve for their old
Richard Rodriguez had faced a lot of problems that most students in America do not have to deal with. Richard had to deal with parents that couldn’t help him in school and wanting to be successful academically. He had become embarrassed of his background and where he came from and did not want to embrace his culture.
Moving far away from family and friends can be tough on a child at a young age. It has its pros and cons. One learns how to deal with moving away from the people they love and also learn how to deal with adjusting to new ways of life. Everything seems so different and at a young age one feels like they have just left the whole world behind them. That was an experience that changed my life as a person. It taught me how to deal with change and how to adjust. It developed me from a young boy into a mature young man.
Carmen Foster, the subject of this paper, was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to San Francisco, California when her parents divorced at the age of fifteen. Prior to immigrating, however, both Carmen and her two siblings attended a bilingual British school from the age of five. All subjects
We are all gathered here today to remember the short, but luxurious life of our beloved friend, Marilyn Cross. This courageous young woman did many incredible things throughout her lifetime. She was incredibly humble about those graceful things, nor she didn’t even realize what she had really accomplished in life. This girl in front of us today was number one, an All-American soccer athlete, number two, she was on the Honor’s Society all throughout Middle and High School, and number three, she was an inspiring woman who was a joy to be around.
She was sad because she how stressed her parents were because they did not have enough money. She became even more sad when she realized her grandparents, that live right around the corner from them were in an even worse situation and had nobody to take care of them. Her mom used to work as a cleaning lady, which meant she had to sleep in the house she was working for, while her father was denied from every job he applied for. After a while, her dad got a job that paid the minimum wage, but it was better than nothing, she said. Her quit her job and stayed home with her
Living far from home, even for a short period of time, can be really hard at the beginning. We have to remember that all changes are difficult, but they are