Albin X.

Albin X.

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More About Me

Community: Cerritos
Grade: 6th
Birthday: 1/25/2008
Favorite Subject: Mathematics

Dream: To be an engineer.

Biography: My name is Albin. I am 12 years old. I go to school in Canoa, a village of Patzicia, where I live. My dad does farming for a living and my mom is a housewife. Among the things I like to do is play with my friends and my little sister, study, and help my parents with house chores. I love going to school because in the future I want to have a technical drawing diploma and later on, be an engineer. I know that if I study I can achieve my dreams and goals. My favorite subject is mathematics. In the future, I want to help my family and the people. I want to be a generous person with the people so that we build a better country. In my free time, I play soccer. I am an expert in being a goalie.

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