The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Under the Wire

• Francisco grew up in Mexico always hearing about the California border, but not understanding what it was.

• Papa announced they were all moving. They took a two day train ride, and then crossed under a wire fence. Roberto, Francisco's older brother, was the most excited.
• Papa paid a woman to take them all to a strawberry migrant worker farm. He only had $7 left when they got there.
• There were 2 weeks before work would be available, so the family had to hunt rabbits and birds for food.

• Francisco and his brothers liked to watch and wave at the Noon Train every day. One day the conductor threw them a bag of candy.

Soledad

• In Soledad, Francisco was told to stay home and watch Trampito instead of working in the fields. This made him very lonely.
• One day, Francisco left Trampito alone and sleeping and went out...

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