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From Mexico to Nebraska--A New Life

Cozad, Nebraska

Story Narrative:

"I came from Mexico to the US for a better life. My parents said we were only going to stay here for a while. I never thought I would be raised here. We took a taxi from Mexico City and arrived to Denver. There we were picked up by my uncle and taken to a small town called, Cozad, Nebraska."

"Life in Cozad was a unique experience for me and my family. We met so many people and many of them became our friends. Me and my sister enjoyed going to school here because it was ... everyone was so nice and friendly. Even though, I didn't speak any English I still found a way to make it work. Learning over the years became easier. My community is proud and friendly. I'm glad I live in Cozad. There is so much stuff to look forward to. Like, football games, dances, and..."

"Just look at him. Just look at him. Just look at him."

"Hay Days. Hay Days is the time when we all get together and have fun at the carnival. One thing I enjoy the most is our team's cross country team."

"They do good. They do a good job and I'm proud I am a part of it. Life in Cozad might not be as good as Mexico, but it comes pretty close."

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