August 1, 2005
This week, we have a story written by Luzmira Gonzalez Garces, from Edmonton, Alberta. Luzmira is originally from Chile and she came to Canada in 2002. Their daughter, Angela, is 2½ years old.
Thomas was visiting my country, Chile. He was staying at a hotel. I was working in the same hotel as a receptionist.
Thomas looked at me one day. He said, "Hello". I said "Can I help you?" He said, "Yes, please".
Later, he returned to Canada. He talked to me on the phone every day for six months. Then he came back to my country. He told me, "I love you, Luzmira". I said, "I love you too, Thomas."
We got married on May 15, 2001. We are happy and have a beautiful daughter, Angela. She is two.
[This story was taken with permission, from English Express, May-June 2005, a free newspaper for adult learners, published by Alberta Education, formerly Alberta Learning.]