My Grandfather

My Grandfather Jose Luis Mancillas and Francisco Jimenez had very similar lives. Like Francisco, my grandfather struggled to get though school, while he helped his father pick cotton and work in the fields. My grandfather was born and raised in Mexico, like Francisco until he became an American Citizen. My grandfather had siblings who were younger than him also helped him and his father work in the fields. My grandfather struggled to help his family while he only got paid 75 cents per bag of cotton that he picked.

"I was happy to be with my family again, but unhappy that I had to return to the fields". Like Francisco, my grandfather started working when he was very young. Since he was ...

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he was home late, he would have to get on his hands and knees to scrub the floor. My grandfather's father became very ill like Francisco's father. Unfortunately my grandfather's father passed away when my grandfather was only 15. Since there wasn't a lot of money, my grandfather and his family would eat the same thing almost every night. He and his family lived in small house with only 2 beds.

My grandfather and his family lived in small house with only 2 beds. "I never hide that I'm a Mexican", I said. My grandfather and his whole family were from Mexico, and they were proud of it. My grandfather loved listening to Spanish songs and he also loved dancing to them just like Francisco.

My grandfather met my grandmother when he was 21. Luckily she was a Mexican too and her parents accepted my grandfather. My grandfather dreamed of having a big family and so he did, and he had 6 wonderful ...

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Added: 5/12/2012 09:50:57 PM
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Category: Personal Writing
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