BC: I am now in America!
FC: By Andrew Leech | My Trip to America
1: It is Jan 26 1900 on my way to America. I am Andrew Leech and I am leaving Italy and traveling to America. I brought 1 suitcase. In the suitcase I packed clothing, shoes, hats, watch, and a picture of my family. | This is the only suitcase I could bring with me.
2: The people I took with were my mom, dad, uncle, brother, sisters, and my dog April. I am leaving my friends and part of my family behind. I was sad to leave my family and friends. | My family
3: Its Feb 29 and I am on the ship to America. The ship I went on was big and scary. I was sad to leave my family and friends.
4: The ship smelled really bad because everyone was seasick and they were throwing up. I got scared that the ship would crash and I would die.
5: It has been 77 days and I have finely got to America.When I arrived to Ellis Island was the first thing I saw was the and Statue of Liberty. The buildings were big and cool but where I come from they are small.
6: There were people coming in and out the buildings. I had never seen that many people before. The people at Ellis Island made me sign paper.I had to get a medical exam. The sick people had to get back on the boat and it took them back home. I traded my Italian money for American dollars.