Crossing The Wire
Crossing the Wire
This story is about a kid named Victor Flores. He didn't have money for his family so he decided to "Cross The Wire" from Mexico To the United States so he can work and send money to his family. Victor told his mom about his decision and she said she wouldn't let him do that , but she knew that that was the best thing or they all could die of starvation. Without money they couldn't pay their house or their food. But without money to pay the smugglers who sneak illegal workers across the border, Victor must struggle to survive as he jumps trains, hides on trucks, and hikes miles through the Arizona desert.
Victor's journey is fraught with danger, freezing cold, hunger and dead ends.