CMLT HGGLTA- trespass

CMLT HGGLTA- trespass - How the Garcia Girls Lost Their...

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents “Trespass” Garcia’s one American year old celebration of coming to the great country Carla: “ what do you wish for on the first celebration of the day you lost everything” Not get used to American wish-making without bringing god into it, “ let us please go back home, please” half pray/ wish 1 month ago parents move out of city to neighborhood on LI, so girls can play in yard amapola tree with Lucinda( best-friend cousin) told eachother what each knew about how babies are made “ private, no trespassing” sign reminds Carla of time saw sign saying “ forgive us our trespasses” lord’s prayer—words mean 2 things in English—trespass meant no one must go inside the property bc it’s not public like a park, private. ( never get the hang of new country) 1 st week of school mami rode bus with Carla to school twice a day until learned way all sisters go to catholic school in neighborhood by house rented in summer Carla stay back into the 6 th grade because 7 th grade full, full year older than grade felt embarrassed repeating another year, and being same grade now as sister sandi Catholic parents, “Public schools considered to be juvenile deliquients went, and teachers taught crazy ideas , we all
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