I think about how a nation that has an average annual income of less than $23,000 had to fork over $11 billion for a soccer competition. Is the love for this beautiful game really worth so much? Was I supporting inequality by enjoying the games? These are the questions that swirl in my head, but I have no answer. Perhaps because I love the game — too much.
Joining groups like We’Ced has really helped me bring my attention to all the things that do happen in Merced. In the long run, I want to inform more friends and peers about local events so more and more people can begin to grasp the idea that there are so many things that do go on in Merced.
I feel like the police have no place in this situation due to them being the cause of the tragedy that starting this in the first place. That whole family are the victims. The most important point to me is that a cop shot an unarmed young individual, like who hell does that?!
I have been living here since I was 3. I think, write and speak in English. I’m a part of American culture. I’m thankful for the opportunity DACA provides, but I stay hopeful that someday I will be fully legalized in my home.
Bergman said he tries to have enough variety in the truck so any family buying food can make a whole meal out of the products. At any given time, the truck sells pears, grapefruits, lemons, apples, carrots, onions, broccoli, rice, beans, and more, depending on what local farmers have available.