My American story started when I ran away from home at the age of twelve. I was a straight A student having just finished elementary school when my father told me I had to quit school and get a job! "No Papa I love school!' "You...
I took a risk when I adopted a child at age 48. We were together for 20 years when we attended an open recruitment for future foster parents.A six week class taught by social workers was the easy part. Though the class seemed to focus on...
For my people in the Hispanic community its always a positive thing when one of our culture succeed in life and dedicates ones to further others. Paul Cruz a successful Neon Artist is a classic example of one with a disability who can still inspire others...
My American dream would be to remain healthy and self-sufficient way into old age(80+) and when death is upon me to die peacefully and quickly. But until then I want to live the American dream never have to worry about money needs because I've tapped the...
I never expected that I would experience the traumatic tragedies, twists and turns of life and come out feeling strong and very much like a winner rather than a loser.
The tradition I carry on is my father grew up in Tampa, FL. his mom was s German immigrant and they made everything by hand, clothes, shoes, socks and they had a garden with orange and guava trees and ate everything from their garden. My grandpa...
The tradition I carry on is every Thanksgiving I make a home made Jeopardy game for after dinner. The categories are usually Music, Movies,RIP, Christmas and Chanakuh. It's rustic,not well made,we allow cheating and everyone yells at me if they think the questions are too hard...
I took a risk when I got divorced after 32 years of marriage at age 59. I walked away from financial stability for life but now I have mental stability! I was amazed at how much support I got from so many people in my life,and...