|Birth Date||Nov 18, 2008|
|Age||11 years old|
Hello! I send you a cordial greeting. I want to share with you a little about my family and me. I live with my mother. Unfortunately, my parents separated when I was born. My father works as a policeman, and he sends money to support us economically. My mother established a new relationship with another man. She does not work because she is expecting a baby. Thank God, my family is in good health. My mother had some flu but she could not take medicine because of her pregnancy. I am in the fourth grade and I like to attend school because I have good teachers. My favorite subject is mathematics. I study in the afternoons and I enjoy playing soccer with my friends in the recess time.
For Christmas, we spent a good time together in our family. We prepared ¨tamales and ponche¨ (typical dish and hot fruit drink). We had a get together with my uncles and my cousins. My family attends church. My mother lives with my stepfather and he works as a mechanic. My desire is to be a lawyer and help many needy people. I would like to have a sister because I am an only child. I am doing well in my studies because my mother explains things to me. I feel so happy to have my mother in my life. I go out to walk with my biological father and with his family every weekend. I enjoy sharing time with my father too. I attend Catholic Church. I say goodbye to you for now with much love. May God bless you!
With much love and many blessings,
Sherlyn Ximena Garcia Cancinos
Translated by: Esther Hernandez/AAC Secretary/Antigua