'America must be a blessed place'
The MetroWest Daily News' Liz Mineo has a terrific package
on the connection between Framingham and Valadares, Brazil, the main source of our Brazilian immigrants. Hub Blog now has an retirement option if I can't make ends meet here: buying a cattle ranch, apartment complex and mansion
in a gated community in Brazil, hanging out with the boys on weekends dreaming about Buffalo wings, pancakes and steak and gravy
from the good old days on Route 9. ... Seriously. These are great immigrants: hard workers who appreciate what America has given them. I wish more of them would stay -- but the fat life back in Valadares beckons. More here