Summary Of ' The American Dream ' Essay

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The American dream wasn’t how it was described. Coming to America was overwhelming especially coming from a country where school is the only hope in life, went from being told there 's literally money growing on trees to staying in shelters was a disappointment but let 's start from the beginning.
People say it’s hard to remember your young childhood but at five years old I, I remembered everything starting when I lived in Egypt with a single mom that had no family around in another foreign country to rise four children on her own not having a job living in a rundown one room apartment with five people, and two bed’s. I remember it like it was yesterday seeing my mom sitting in the living room on the cut up, scratched red brownish sofa that looks like it’s seen better day. I noticed she been crying because her dark brown eyes were now bloodshot red on the phone talking to someone that I don’t know till this day. About her not having enough money to pay for our school uniforms and I don’t think she noticed me standing up against the wall with paint that went from white to pale yellow.
I went to a school that my mom had have paid money under the table for us to go to because we had no legal documents. Never had enough to pay fees and I remember one time I hid under the rust brown table that was located at the back of the classroom when the principal came to take everybody 's fees and looking through the holes of the table in front of my to see if she was looking for me.…

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