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how do you get a arguementive thesis statement out of this?
My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America. You could open a restaurant. You could work for the government and get good retirement.

America was where all my mother's hopes lay. She came from China.

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  1. How about - Our ancestors believed that coming to America would guarantee fulfilling their dreams; today's emigrants no longer have that opportunity.

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