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Personal Narrative: My Family: If We Came Here From Valasco, Ecuador

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“I am a citizen now, but when my parents brought my brother and myself from Ecuador I was not.” “We came here from Valasco, Ecuador in 1962.” “My parents came here under work visas.” “Which were very hard to attain, the way the process goes is you would need to be put on a list and that took my father almost 3 years to get. With all our documents in order we came in an airplane to Pennsylvania where farmers were giving immigrants jobs on their farms picking in the fields. They gave us a one room shack with a couple of beds and a hot plate for food. Life was hard but we knew it would get better. From there the farmer sent my Dad and us to New Jersey to another farm, but there it was much better the owner really liked my dad and after about 10
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