Hi, my name is Clara.
Think like you'll ever be able to in her bed where we No, what
do you think they deserve?
I don't think I could give them what they deserve.
So I remember my mom working at a factory.
I believe that they used to build uh parts for airplanes and
she did a lot of work with her hands, a lot of tiring, work with
My dad will come and work in the strawberries one time.
My mom came also and left my older brother over there.
I remember her being at work all the time and I remember it was
really hard for her because she didn't finish high school
And so she always felt like I don't know like she wasn't smart
Um but I remember seeing how brave she was because I'm very
Um they like I said, they left one of my brothers, they left
So my dad will be separated like seasons at a time.
But for some weird reason you knew that they were doing it for
a good cause J as a Yes, I can see I am an immigrant.
Hey mom, I kissed us.
I kissed, 00, maddy so much.
A little, um, mommy when I think of the words like strength
You were only 16 when you came to the United States from Mexico
with no mom to help guide, protect and encourage you the way
You have shown me no matter what your circumstances are in
You can choose to pull yourself up and work hard for the life
of your dreams for sacrificing the time with your mom.
It's an honor is, is, even when you have your, your green card
you are a citizen, it's still hard.
You know, because you still have part of your life in Mexico
Not everybody is here.
No, it's an honor to be an immigrant.
You know, we're here and we're gonna stay here.
And I didn't wanna come, Jessica.