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Andrade's Lede

Social Commentator, Wife, Mother, Educator, English teacher, Giver of Tough Love...I love my students, even when I don't like them ;) 

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - Francisco Jimenez
— feeling amazing
""I compare my situation then to a man who is drowning. A man who is drowning uses the water, the very substance that threatens his life, to save himself. So I used poverty and those experiences that initially pulled me down to boost myself up. Whenever I felt discouraged, I would write about my childhood" (114)."