Personal Narrative: My American Dream

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America the country where everyone's dreams come true; country filled with opportunities and hopes. My family and I entered the United States through the John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, NY on August 6th 2009 at 6:00 pm. With the same dream and hopes as every immigrant comes with; a better life for their children. When I first arrived, my mind was filled with the questions, how am I going to fit into this country? What's my new home going to look like? I had no idea. However, America was completely different than what I had imagined. In the mind of an eleven year old I was expecting tall glass buildings everywhere, very few trees, and light poles all around the streets. Seeing triple-decker houses