first generation American

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Extraordinary   Picture a first generation girl. Her parents, never finished high school. Her older brother, spent the first 8 years of his life without seeing his father
Dreams sparked in thoughts For money beyond, For love and respect and freedom, For bright musical schools, Dreams dropped in two dollar days, In dark "school" hallways,
How the world has changed From the land, my family came to. My great grandparents came here from Europe To Ellis Island, they came.  It didn't matter if they were Irish or Italian.
Sretno novo leto. Hvala, također.   We sit at our table of three After mass in our language (held in the real church’s basement)
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