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Pino 1 Roberta Pino Dr. Day English 102 29 May, 2006 Surviving the Border Very few people have never had to experience leaving their family and everything that they have ever owned. In the essay “Border Story” by Luis Alberto Urrea, Urrea explains how people crossing the Mexican/American border struggle to improve their opportunities to provide a better way of living. In addition, Urrea discusses major experiences that he encountered at the Mexican/American border as a missionary, for example, he helped orphans by providing living essentials and he tried to establish acceptable living conditions for children who have been abandoned by their families. Throughout the essay, Urrea mentions three tribulations that the Mexican families had to overcome: hardships, sacrifices, and crossing the border. Many Mexicans put themselves in danger and fought hard to get to America because they wanted a better life for themselves and for their families, and this is the reason why the Mexicans faced many obstacles while making their journey across the Mexican/American border. The Mexicans faced many hardships crossing the Mexican/American border. The
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101-102-21 taught by Professor Benette during the Summer '08 term at New Mexico.

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