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Vivía en pobreza

He/she/I was living in poverty

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Quería escaparse y encontrar una vida mejor

He/she wanted to escape and find a better life

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Era un miembro de una pandilla

He/she/I used to be a member of a gang

3

No se sentía satisfecho con la vida

He did not feel satisfied with life

4

Tenía ganas de vivir en los EE.UU.

He/she felt like living in the US

5

Decidió hacer un viaje peligroso

He/she decided to make the dangerous trip

6

Se subió en tren

He/she got on the train

7

Empezaron el viaje largo

They started the long trip

8

Se despidió de su familia

He/she said goodbye to his/her family

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Muchas personas se cayeron del tren

Many people fell off the train

10

Trataban de evitar la migra

They were trying to avoid immigration police

11

Conocieron a otros viajeros

They met other travelers

12

Se ayudaban y se protegían

They helped and they protected (each other)

13

Trataron de cruzar la frontera

They tried to cross the border

14

Necesitaban la ayuda de un coyote

They were needing the help of a coyote

15

Los pandilleros lo mataron

The gang members killed him

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Mucha gente no sobrevivió

Many people did not survive

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Cuando llegaron, no tenían papeles

When they arrived, they did not have papers

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Era/es difícil encontrar in trabajo

It was difficult to find a job

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Vivían en barrios pobres

They used to live in poor neighborhoods

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No era la vida que esperaba

It was not the life he/she/I hoped for