Ana T.

Ana T.


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More About Me

Community: Yepocapa
Grade: 6th
Birthday: 08/01/2007
Favorite Subject: Language

Dream: To become a nurse

Biography: I am Ana and I live in a place called Buena Vista. It is very pretty place and it is quite hot. I am 12 years old, and I have 5 siblings. My mother is a stay at home mom, and my father is a laborer. I am currently in the 6th grade. First, one of my dreams is to continue my studies and be able to graduate as a nurse in order to support people who need medical help and assistance. There are already many necessities in my community. The financial situation is much more difficult when there are no jobs. My parents just want to support me, but they must attend to other necessities around the house. These could limit my dreams of continuing my studies, becoming a nurse, and completing my goals in life. I like to study and I love materials about communication and language because the topic grabs my attention the most and I learn many spelling rules.

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