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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - Miracle in Tent City Summary & Analysis

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Miracle in Tent City Summary

In Miracle in Tent City, Tent City is in Santa Maria and is a migrant worker camp of tents. The workers who live there are mostly single men who are illegal aliens. Workers pick strawberries in the field. Mama is pregnant. To make money, she cooks lunch and dinner for all 20 migrant workers of the camp. Francisco and Roberto help during the summers and on the weekends. They help cook, clean and take care of Trampita. Mama asks Papa to build a floor for their tent. Francisco and Roberto go to the dump to find lumber. One night they get chased out by the owner, but they keep going to find more lumber for the floor. The dump is right next to Tent City and it stinks.

Torito is born. He is an adorable, cheerful and playful...

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