1. What answers did Ted and Alonso give when a businessman asked them where they were going?
Alonso said he was going to talk to a man at Radio XEG, one of the largest stations in the country. Ted said he was a writer working on a story about Mexicans who illegally cross the border, which prompted Alonso to say that he was about to cross the border illegally.
2. Describe Alonso's first illegal crossing of the border.
He was fourteen and his parents had given him money for school. Instead of going to school as instructed, he crosses into Texas, and said it was the only time he hadn't been caught.
3. What did Alonso say about dreams in America? What did he mean?
He said that the dreams a person had in Mexico could become a reality in America. He was talking about the economy and the fact that work was more available in America.
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