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America, My Home Essay Contest


Edson So.
Newcomer High School, San Francisco
Sponsoring Station: KQED, San Francisco

Brazil, why do so many people live on the streets?
Why do so many people die because they are hungry? Why do so many people not have a job?

Brazil, why are there shots flying in the streets?
Why are there many injustices?
Why is the economy very bad?

Brazil, why is there so much violence?
Why are your cities very dirty?
Why does every soccer team not want our team to win the World Cup in 2006?

Brazil, why are your forests dying?
Why don't you be a better country?
Why aren't you a country like the U.S. and Canada? Why do I love you?

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