A day in the life of a student in Vietnam

his name is Bui Duy he is 11 years old. He lives with his mom ,dad ,younger brother.he live

5:30 A.M.

  I get ready for school. My mom usually makes my breakfast. But today, I buy pho (faw), a beef noodle soup, from a street vendor.

6:30 A.M.

Either my mom or dad gives me a ride to school on our motorcycle. Not many people can afford cars here. Because of traffic, it takes 10 minutes to get to school.

11:00 A.M.

School ends. Because there are not enough teachers, half of my school goes to class in the morning and half goes in the afternoon. My parents work, so when school ends, I take a motorcycle taxi home. We call it a xe om (say ohm).

A day in the life of Dillen S. in Manchester, Indiana.

NI am 14 yeas old.  live with Crystal and Natalie, the staff at the Youth Encouragement Services home.

7:10 A.M.

I ride a bus to the South Dearborn Midde School

7:50 A.M.

I eat breakfast at school.

8:05 A.M.

My school day begins.  I have English, Math, and Gym before lunch.

Bui Duy eats a breakfast of beef noodles.  I eat cold cereal.

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