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a view from the bridge -Marcos letter to his wife

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Dear Maria Letter 1 It's twelve mid and I'm sitting by the window watching the bright stars staring into my eyes. One of them just moved. Let me make a wish. I wish I can be with my family now. I can't live without the kids racketing up and down. How's Lancy's chest doing? Is she fighting with pains? I pray day and night for her health. What about Steven and Michael are they alright? I'm looking forward to seeing you all. The ocean was rough, but you know me and Rodolpho can overcome the blue, wavy seas. I found it quite peaceful, watching the waves sliding along. A man gave us a lift during the journey to my cousin's house; he was a kind helpful man. America is many thousands of miles away from Italy but my heart is less than a pin away from you all. I would never want to leave you alone with the children but if we want to raise this family and save a future for our children, Maria, so please bare the pain with me, we must live apart for a few years. America, the mirror of freedom! ...read more.


I think that he got the message and from now on, he will think twice before he touches Rodolpho. Otherwise, everything over here is going well. Maria, only if you were over here, you would see all the lights sparkle in the night and most importantly we could be together. Hopefully, after I become a citizen after a few years, I can bring you and our whole family here to live forever. I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon. Yours truly Marco (I love you all) Dear Maria Letter 2 Maria, this is my second but unfortunately also my final letter to you. I'm remorseful to reply to your letter this way, but I can't send you any more money Maria. Please don't ask me anything or examine your mind about anything. Forlornly in a little while I am wishing to be at home, I'm praying from heart that all of you would be there to welcome me. America didn't like me. The law here strained me. All the law is not in a book, they think they can free people who steal lives and make a pocket from other people's food. I don't think that's fair. ...read more.


As I write this letter to you, Rodolpho and Catherine are preparing to build up a new family for the Buggati family. They're getting married! That's first good news in time. Extra news is that Rodolpho is becoming an American citizen; being Catherine's wife he would survive happily in America. Excluding me, I have to return back to Italy. Except, I cannot show myself, while Eddie is breathing. I'm planning to make for Eddie when I set off the bail, he needs to apologise me for his dishonourable manner. I can't exit this country without straightening out my back. The law here is appalling me; they don't have a sense of the code of honour. That foolish man would be killed by doing such a thing. Sorry Maria I'm hum-drumming you a lot but I'm so stressed and worn-out. At long last I'm out on bail, having promised my lawyer that I will self control myself, and not touch Eddie. Right now I'm off to the church to pray My expectations are wiped out, I had living full dreams for us but they ended sharply. Pray for me truly, that's all to do. Tell Lancy, Steven and Michael to pray for me as well. I love all of you. I'm wishing to see you all in a short time. Kiss the kids for me. Love from Marco. (xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) ...read more.

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