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Adult Learner Story: Elena's Story of Love

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Elena was able to write an article after participating in the Adult Tutoring Program

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Each month, the Literacy Center of West Michigan publishes a newsletter from the Adult Tutoring Program.  The newsletter features article submissions by adult learners who may have never had the ability to write an article prior to their participation in the program.

The article below was written by adult learner, Elena Trevino.  Elena came to the Literacy Center to improve her English language reading and writing skills.  This article was an educational victory for Elena and a testament to the benefits of the Adult Tutoring Program.


Elena's Story of Love

by Elena Trevino

"My story of love is very interesting. When I met Luis, I didn’t like him. After I knew him better, I liked him more. After I talked with him more, I liked him better. I went to Mexico and I was still talking to him while he was still in Michigan. When I came back to Michigan, we started going out more seriously and I fell in love. The first movie that we saw was Titanic. It was a very romantic movie. We liked it a lot. I always will remember this movie as something important in my memories. Luis was a gentleman because he opened the door for me and he bought my ticket and my popcorn.

When Luis asked me to marry him it was because I was going back to Mexico and he didn’t want me to be separated from him. We went to church in Sparta Township and on the way back I wasn’t expecting him to say, “Do you want to marry me?”

My husband is my love. He’s very special. He does everything for me. His eyes are my favorite color, green! When we are together, we have good times."

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