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BC: The End

FC: Retold by Amanda Knowles | Anna's Story

1: Anna and her family left their small village in Greece and moved to America

2: Anna sometimes feels that she is on her own because her parents never had to deal with immigration as teenagers, so they don't know how to help her.

4: There is no adolescence is Greece. You go from being a young teenager to an adult at around the age of 16.

6: . | Thiros is a small island. Most people farm or fish for a living.

8: People believed in Greek mythology long before religion started in Greece.

9: Greece has been enemies with the Turks for centuries.

10: If you didn't work, you probably didn't live a prosperous life. | Work was the center of life for people in Greece.

11: Moving from Greece to America was a difficult task. They had to learn not only a new language, but a new culture as well.

12: Anna's family is now falling into place. Her brother got married, her father is a chef, and her mother is a dressmaker.

13: Anna herself hopes to study psychology one day.

14: Anna believes that back in Thiros, you only have a dream.

15: But in America, you have the life.

16: Anna came to America in the 1990's, and at that time, Greece was experiencing a positive economic growth. However, Anna's family had heard of the great opportunities in America, so they still thought it would be better to emigrate to the U.S.A.

17: My life is similar to Anna's because we are both teenagers, and going through high school.

18: My life is a lot different than Anna's. I've never had to even move out of my house as a teenager. I can't imagine leaving my country. Plus, I am allowed to enjoy being a teenager. I don't have to become an adult anytime soon.

20: I think that a butterfly is the symbol that represents Anna, because she has had to grow up all at once. This is much like how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly in such a short period of time.

21: The most interesting aspect of Anna's life is that she has been able to just get up and leave the life she knows so quickly. I find it amazing that she was able to do that, because I know I never could.

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  • By: Amanda K.
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  • Title: Classic Mixbook
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  • Started: almost 6 years ago
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