Interview with His Dad
How did you become a migrant worker?
Sometimes money is needed around the house, and extra money to have
in the bag. Basically I did not think of goals, because I spent all
my time working. I started working when I was 12 years old. I don't
want to be a migrant worker all my life, cause my sons have to go to
school, and I will become really old.
If you could live anywhere you wanted where would you
In Texas of course, where most all my family and friends live, so I
could be more close to them all my life. When I become really old,
the Social Security is going to take care of him and support him. All
the money that he paid in when he was young, he is going to get when
he becomes more old, so basically he won't work anymore.
What do you like and not like about being a migrant?
Being a migrant is nice and wonderful because you meet other new
people, make new friends, and see other places around the world. If
you meet wonderful people they sometimes even offer you a good job so
you don't have too work all day in the sun. The worst part of been a
migrant is that you have to work all day in the sun, and sometimes
you get very sick of your back pain because so much bending over is
needed, and as you get up you might do a wrong turn, and your bust it
all your life. The worst thing is that you leave your family, and
friends for a long time without seeing them, and sometimes you get
bad news that someone dies from your family, and there's nothing you
can do, because you're over the mountains and they are down the
mountains. Sometimes some other worst things can happen.
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