58 letters on the American Dream from San Marcos University students, San Diego, California, USA
letter 9: Austin

German writing project

I’m Irish and German, I don’t know much about either side so I will explain what I know about the German. Either my great grandfather or great great grandfather on my paternal side, Otto Mueller, left Germany for the U.S. . He came through Ellis island. I have always lived in the states, as well as I have always lived in “Socal”. I enjoy living in southern California, California is the best state because we have very mild temperatures all year long as well were are one of the few states that can say we have the beach, the snow and the desert really close. I am Caucasian so I personally can’t recall ever being discriminated against because my race. The photograph contains many pictures of different types of immigrants emigrating to the U.S., among the other pictures there is famous symbol of Christianity, the picture is realistic because all of the things featured in it are in the U.S., the united states is known as the melting pot for that very reason.