How New York City Saved My Life by Meredyth Murray

How New York Saved My Life is about Meredyth, who finds a sponsor and is able to leave Belize. She arrives in New York wanting to follow her american dream.    It doesn't take her long to get her first job caring for an elderly woman. The position is as a live- in which gets her away from her sponsor. After this job, she is offered another one doing the same thing.

She returns to Belize for a few years and then moves back to New York with her husband. (She married him when she returned to Belize.) Both, her husband and herself get jobs. They end up moving around quite a bit.  Meredyth ends up going through a number of jobs for various reasons. They have children, foster a few children and end up adopting children. Meredyth is active in her church and community. She learns how people can be different in different cities. She goes back to school.  You'll have to read the book to see what became of Meredyth.  I'm not telling!  

Reading this book, I learned how if one is determined enough, you can overcome just about anything to have your dream/dreams.  Life isn't always easy and sometimes you have to make hard sacrifices. I also learned how  different people from  each city can be. I considered this a good read and I think the author did a good job of describing her life as she lived it.

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