FC: My Home Far Away From Home by: Natalia
1: This is the story of a girl who lives far away from the place and people that she loves and enjoys the most! Her name is Natalia, but her family calls her Nati.
2: Natalia was born in Puerto Rico, a little island in the Caribbean. When she was barely three years old her parents had to move because her dad was in the Navy.
3: She found herself in a new home, with new friends, and in a very different place from where she was from. Natalia wasn't sure if she would like it!
4: Since Nati was born she was always very close with her grandma and now she was too far away from her! She always thought about her grandma and when she would see her grandma again.
5: However, she also missed the fun times she spent in Puerto Rico, especially when she would go to the beach.
6: There were times when Natalia felt very sad because she knew that some of the things and people she loved were very far away. But she always tried to make the best of it. When Natalia started going to Day Care she met her best friend, Sofia and they began to have a lot of fun together!
7: Natalia's parents also tried very hard to always make her feel happy and very busy. She did ballet, swimming, dance, modeling and her favorite, Karate! No matter what, Natalia always keep in touch with everyone back home in Puerto Rico.
8: Every year Natalia also gets the nice surprise of having family from Puerto Rico visit her in Arizona. Together, they would do a lot of fun things.
9: Something that Natalia always remembers is what her parents promised her when they moved, "you will always spend your summer vacation in your first home, Puerto Rico".
10: ......and they kept their promise!
11: You may be wondering how come I know so much about that girl. Well guess what? I am that girl! Natalia Isabel Patterson, you can call me Nati.