Three years ago, my family moved from Hualien to Keelung. Mom and Dad came to Keelung because there were more 1 here. But it was still very difficult for them to find jobs.

Finally Mom found a job in a factory near the beach. She had to 2 in the morning to clean the fish that were sent to the factory during the night. It was not an easy job. Mom usually became very tired after a long day's work.

Dad became a construction worker. He usually came home only twice a week, so we did not see him very often. One day he 3 when he was at work. He broke his leg and had to stay in bed in our small house. He has been very weak since then.

I will soon 4 junior high school. Should I go to senior high school in September? Or should I quit school and get a job to help my family? What should I do?

construction 建築
1.
spring rains
job opportunities
senior high schools
delicious snacks
2.
get up at four or five
take us to school
vacuum the house
go swimming
3.
got seriously hurt
solved a problem
saw a car accident
wore a warm jacket
4.
graduate from
prepare for
start a new life in
return to