O’er the Ramparts We Watched

I slowly opened the tube of toothpaste and hidden inside was the money my father managed to smuggle out of the country.  The soldiers had thoroughly checked everything over but his ingenuity managed to get past their detection.  Many people would love the thought of running off to an island paradise to live.  Unfortunately our life depended on our ability to flee from one.

My name is Ana.  This is my story of America.