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by Fatna Khamis

My name is Fatna Khamis. I am from Sudan. I came here on 8/26/2015. I came here by airplane. It took one day. The people who helped me in the United States are my family.

I came to America for many reasons. One of my reasons is for a better life and a job and then education. Now I have a job and I study English class at the Blue Ridge Literacy.

I knew that in the United States education is free K-12. I like that in the U.S there are more jobs, and I feel safe. I was surprised that the U.S is a big country with beautiful scenery. It was difficult to learn a new language but now I am doing better.