1. New to America

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Nancy was new to America. She came America speaking only her native language. She her 8-year-old son with her. He was she had in the world.

They found apartment in Arcadia. They were there for two months when a neighbor’s dog jumped the fence. The dog ran toward Nancy’s . Nancy put her body in between the and her son. The dog stopped when saw Nancy screaming at it. She was to punch it in the nose. The turned around.

Shaking, Nancy took her son . They stayed in the apartment all weekend. Nancy found another apartment, close to the that her son was going to attend.

and her son walked everywhere. One day son started coughing badly. He had an attack. All the walking was making his worse.

Nancy knew that she had to a car. So she called up the dealer. She talked to a salesman who her language. She told him that she to buy a new car if he come over to pick her up. The said he would be right over.