The Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean Sea. The Author of Liberty was born there. At the time she lived there , it was ruled by a dictator named Trujillo. The author's father opposed Trujillo so they had to leave to survive.
Papi came home with a new dog but Mami wasn't happy about it
there was two men in Julia and Liberty's favorite hiding spot
you didn't see us, OK?
Mister victor seamed to move in and admonish the girls about what to say
you really love that dog
the girls found out they are going to America
Julia was inconsolable when she found out she couldn't take Liberty, but to make sure he was safe, she made him leave the property