Donde diablos esta este muchacho?" Jose said to himself as he walked from the back of
the Bodega to the front while lifting a heavy box.
He was very careful to walk between the small hall of the Bodega in between the soda
Beneath a Secret
I guess I should start my story here; a typical sunny Thursday Morning in Paterson New
Jersey. Dad was pounding on the Taxi door window screaming at us to get out of the car. Mom
sat in the middle of my two sisters, and they were crying i
Mr. Rodriguez made his way around the classroom giving back the math exams everyone
took on Monday. Joseph looked at Mr. Rodriguez and noticed how his tight shirt made his biceps
swell up. He was making his way down the row and looked up to se
First Day of School
"Don't forget to take a nap after lunch. Even if you're not tired, the other boys and girls
are, so you have to be good," Mommy said as she gave me a brown paper bag.
"And remember to always share the toys that the teacher gives you,"
Pennington street; loacated in the heart of Paterson New Jersey is a one way street that
stops at a dead end of Park avenue and Oak street. This small two block street is the home of
Joseph Lio, whos family moved in just after they hit b