My story, begins with my father Edgar Bone making a decision at a young age of 13, that one day he'll live in American. My father made this his reality, At the age of 22 years old, he arrived in America. Not knowing the language or having family nor friends here he was making his dream come true. With time he learned the language made friends and found a home in the Bronx. He found work, which became a trade, My dad was a union painter for his entire career, he is now retired at age 63. My dad met my mom in Ecuador, as he would travel back and forth to visit family, in one of those trips he married her. Both my older brother and I were born there, We lived in Ecuador for about 4 years of my life. My mother, brother and I arrived in American back in 1989. We resided in New Jersey at first then moved to Brooklyn, New York. Not too long after my parents had more children, my two younger sister's. At first, my, mother was a stay at home mom, then decided to start working, and because she didn't know much of the language she became a housekeeper. Both my parents have done a whole lot to give us a better life. After the 41 years of labor, my dad can now relax and know he had a better life because he immigrated to the USA.