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Unformatted text preview: looses his butcher shop due to a bad investment in land and a domestic disturbance. The stories of these two immigrants are very similar, but also have some radical differences. Kracha made his money doing an assortment of jobs, like working for the railroad, in the steel mills, and owning his own butcher shop. While Mike makes his money working under the hard conditions of a steel mill. They also have a different look on the aspect of family. It seems that once Kracha’s wife from the old country arrives, he thinks that she has changed and becomes disgusted with her. This eventually leads to Kracha cheating on her with a woman that he had met on the boat ride to America. Mike’s outlook on family life is that he waits until he finds the right woman that he will love and cherish. He eventually finds the girl of his dreams, which happens to be Kracha’s daughter, which he cares for very much and starts a loving family....
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- Fall '07
- US History, English-language films, Steel mill, Butcher Shop, Mike Dobrejack