I Come From A Very Poor Family

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    This is Carlos, and he has a very inspiring story for you. He comes from a very poor family, but he's not ashamed of it, and he's found a way to help his relatives and improve their lives significantly.
    Carlos' dad illegally emigrated to the US when he was only three. In their country they were dying of hunger, as it was impossible to get a job. His mom was pregnant with his younger brother, and their only hope was the money their dad could send them. In the meantime, he was trying to get legal status so that they could join him and start a dignified life. When they finally got there, life became a lot better, and they could now be sure that they would have something to eat every day. Their new life seemed almost luxurious, and Carlos was proud of his father for what he had achieved for them through all those years of hard work and suffering.
    When Carlos went to a new school in America, he noticed that there was still a difference in levels of wellbeing between his family and those of the other kids. He wore the old clothes that were donated to him, while everyone else had new stuff; everyone also had smartphones while he couldn’t even dream of owning one.
    Carlos had a big family - there were five siblings, and he was the oldest. His mom didn't work, as she took care of the kids and his dad’s salary was not enough to live on, so even when he was still a child, after school and during all the school holidays, Carlos would work - mowing neighbors’ lawns, cleaning, walking the dogs and things like that. If he was lucky, he would even earn a decent sum. He brought all the money he earned home, and it was added to the common budget. Carlos watched his classmates go on summer vacations with their parents while he was doing odd jobs from morning till night, but he wasn't envious at all. He was happy and proud that he had the opportunity to contribute and understood that his earnings made his family's life a lot easier. The important thing was that they all loved and supported each other.
    Of course, you can’t live by working all the time. Carlos had his passion - music. He wasn't very popular at school, and it was really depressing to be isolated from everyone. Music for him was the way to retreat from all that. What he liked most was playing the trumpet. His music teacher liked him a lot, and she was convinced that he was very talented.
    Carlos' music teacher organized an audition for him at a very famous music college, so that he could graduate there after finishing school. He was actually very reluctant to go ahead with it, as he knew that his family definitely couldn’t afford it - so there was no sense in going there. But she said that sometimes life gives us surprises. He had to go, she said, and just make sure not to disappoint her. During the audition, they asked him to improvise, and all of a sudden due to his nervousness he got carried away by the music. He thought about his parents and his brothers and sisters, and tried to render this warm feeling into music. The result was breathtaking - it seemed that he had managed to impress them. He didn’t think of himself as a huge talent, but clearly they had thought otherwise.
    But he had to refuse. They thought that he had misunderstood, but he really did refuse, as he had had enough time to think it over. My family needs me, he explained, and I can’t let them down: I earn money, and without it their life will become much harder; I need to contribute and as soon as I finish school, I’ll have to go to work full time. They asked him not to refuse immediately, to discuss it with his parents and listen to their opinion. He told his parents about the call and proudly informed them about his decision. His dad looked at him in a strange way and asked: “Hijo, are you an idiot? This is the chance of a lifetime! Having my children break their backs for minimum wage is not what I was struggling all these years for!” Carlos didn’t expect this, and he was so surprised that he said, “But I won't be able to contribute, I won’t be able to work! “Oh come on - we're adults, we'll work something out! We're not starving after all!”
    Now, Carlos is a senior and his college is waiting for him. He on the other hand can’t wait; he practices his music all the time while also working a lot to contribute something before he leaves. He sees a bright future ahead, and all this is thanks to his dad. Apart from giving him this opportunity thanks to his hard work, he taught Carlos that he needs to always weigh up his chances and set his priorities, and that you should never waste your talent if you have one. Carlos is sure that he will be the most motivated student ever, because when he starts working as a professional musician he will be able to give his family back all the support he has received from them in order to make his dream come true.
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    • Ernest Kent Faciol
      Ernest Kent Faciol 2 дні тому

      i realy like your shows every time i go to youtube its filled w/ your shows

    • GACHAPoo Lifefan
      GACHAPoo Lifefan 9 днів тому

      Wow

    • Noé Ferreira
      Noé Ferreira 11 днів тому

      Destiny, is everything, even the poors can have a brillant career!

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      Xx- BOOMBOX -xX 12 днів тому

      ACTUALLY HAPPENED f

    • Connie Rhone
      Connie Rhone 13 днів тому

      That was the sweetest story I have ever seen

  • Kylo Ren
    Kylo Ren 15 годин тому

    *trump joined the chat*

  • Ivy Carola
    Ivy Carola 18 годин тому

    That’s a lovely story

  • PerlaBlanquita
    PerlaBlanquita 21 годину тому

    So why you go there if you refused it later?

  • scoopmaster69
    scoopmaster69 День тому

    What a beautiful story

  • King Ciita
    King Ciita День тому

    True

  • Sattelyte
    Sattelyte День тому

    What do we do when we don't have enough money to live?
    HAVE MORE CHILDREN YAY

  • Kaleb Smith
    Kaleb Smith День тому

    Lol

  • Naomi Wolfe
    Naomi Wolfe День тому

    I love Mexicans accents IDK why, it just sounds so cool... you guys probably think I’m a weirdo now, and I’ll accept it... 😂😂😂👍👍. Anyways, this guy is really caring, I’m proud of him! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • CommunistBongoTheCat 67
    CommunistBongoTheCat 67 День тому

    Fuk Donald trump

  • Isabella Mansour
    Isabella Mansour День тому

    Awwwww 😭love Carlos

  • The Orthopedic Surgeon
    The Orthopedic Surgeon День тому

    I want to become a orthopedic surgeon or a mathematician also I LOVE MATH

  • Gingerbred Animaljam
    Gingerbred Animaljam День тому

    Heh. I have no talent.

  • bri
    bri День тому

    the type of person to marry:

  • Kai Suke
    Kai Suke День тому

    This guy reminds me from the Carlos guy in that song gay it European/legally blonde. He has the voice , and even the name. Even the dam accent!

  • Maddie Chan gacha. snow
    Maddie Chan gacha. snow 2 дні тому

    *what's the Matter of being poor?* *mei came from a normal family*

  • Wut
    Wut 2 дні тому +1

    You wasn’t very poor stfu you had something but not a lot
    I’m not hating that he was poor or something
    But he had money and there is people that doesn’t have anything and he is calling himself very poor because his class mates has everything he doesn’t have
    There is difference between very poor and can’t afford my brother

  • Mary chris Namikazee
    Mary chris Namikazee 2 дні тому

    *HIS ACCENT!!!*

  • Sanal Sucuk
    Sanal Sucuk 2 дні тому

    2:36 da shinin

  • Matthew Sprinkle
    Matthew Sprinkle 2 дні тому

    Are you kidding carlos everyone wanted to be your friend you were such a jerk u made fun of them!

  • Michelle Gray
    Michelle Gray 2 дні тому

    Wow This is actually extremely inspirational! You go dude!!!! 😀

  • Donnamark yang
    Donnamark yang 2 дні тому

    Even if your poor.. you can work hard to get yourself better! You can do it.. never give up

  • Vijdaan Siddiqui
    Vijdaan Siddiqui 2 дні тому

    Carlos: I want to help you in your life by working and earning money and not playing the trumpet
    Dad: Are you an idiot? This is the part of your time to enjoy your self!

  • Elite Blaziken
    Elite Blaziken 2 дні тому

    I Play trumpet as well

  • Pirates 4 life
    Pirates 4 life 2 дні тому

    I play trumpet!

  • TheIdealisticCynic
    TheIdealisticCynic 2 дні тому

    Anyone else thinking “if you’re so poor, stop having kids!” No, just me? Okay.

  • senor beast
    senor beast 2 дні тому

    CARLOS why did you move to USA that's so idk. CARLOS I'm gonna help you fix your Grammer ok CARLOS.!

  • Makiyah Jones
    Makiyah Jones 2 дні тому

    Me to bud

  • Sophia Lam
    Sophia Lam 2 дні тому

    That is so inspiring, I want to become a contortionist when I grow up. My only set back is my parents... who arn’t as nice as yours ☺️☺️☺️

  • 25rajpraket Rust. Org
    25rajpraket Rust. Org 2 дні тому

    I love his accent

  • Hugo Turcoos
    Hugo Turcoos 2 дні тому

    I speak Spanish to

  • JellowJoy
    JellowJoy 2 дні тому

    0:13 TRUMP IS GONNA GIT U

  • Esmeralda Contreras Garcia
    Esmeralda Contreras Garcia 2 дні тому

    When he said he wanted to be a janitor I was like why don’t you become a musician and then he said he was interested in music and I was like omg I guessed... I suggested music because I love playing instruments and singing idk why but I always guess stuff and at the end it happens

  • Lets get 100 subscribers with no videos!

    Stalin, wannna hear a joke?
    Sure.
    Helsinki.
    I dont get it.
    And you never will!
    Cyka blyat go to gulag!

  • 0.darkwolves0. Wolf!
    0.darkwolves0. Wolf! 2 дні тому

    I’m not as poor as this but I’m still poor..

  • Penguin in Vietnam 2 •
    Penguin in Vietnam 2 • 2 дні тому

    EPIC

  • sima chigga
    sima chigga 3 дні тому

    I think I'm not the only one who wants to hear how he played the trumpet at the audition.

  • American Eagle
    American Eagle 3 дні тому

    Day by day my family is going broke because of my dad, he has trust issues, he trusts everyone and gives away the money whoever asks.
    Every day I feel like shit!

  • hazmat 2
    hazmat 2 3 дні тому

    Dude blame capitalism

  • Joumana Jaber
    Joumana Jaber 3 дні тому

    carlos I need to tell you that all the best players in soccer had the same lived the same life as Messi Neymar Pogba

  • AwesomeDoge [Official]
    AwesomeDoge [Official] 3 дні тому

    SHUT UP PEOPLE JANITORS DO MORE IMPORTANT WORK THAN YOU THINK

  • TheDasher 24
    TheDasher 24 3 дні тому

    0:47 Roll Credits!

  • River Walker-Schwarz
    River Walker-Schwarz 3 дні тому

    He’s a poor boy from a poor family

    • Madalyn 323
      Madalyn 323 2 дні тому

      Spare him his life from this monstrosity

  • Radiant Skies
    Radiant Skies 3 дні тому

    That was such a beautiful story thanks for sharing. They will be so lucky to have you!!! Life is about risk don't ever regret taking the one that can lead you to your dreams. Good luck Amigos

  • Homer Chu
    Homer Chu 3 дні тому

    Sounds like the story of the book The Janitors Boy

  • fiona goldwater
    fiona goldwater 3 дні тому

    Am glad that things work out for you and your family. And there's nothing wrong with you for wanting to grow up to be like your dad. If you want to be a janitor then be one don't let these mean kids at school make you feel bad about its. It's not there business it's yours and yours a only. Half of them will do nothing with there life's and the other half will be in jail. And some might be dead before there even grow up. You only have one life live it your way.

  • Joey Is Here
    Joey Is Here 3 дні тому

    Hahahahahaha I'm just like this guy but not as poor and there's no future for me and I'm suicidal hahahahhah

  • TheAncient Tribalia
    TheAncient Tribalia 3 дні тому +1

    hey, :/ i have similar story but i came from werry rich to "standard" I always lived in poor country where salary is like 500$ but my family had about 9000$ so we were "rich" still not the best but for my country perfekt. We came to germany couse in my country there is president wich is werry bad and he steals from people. When we came in germany my life changed :// we fall down from one of our familly haveing 9000$ to 1600$.... that is to little for Germany :0 we are not starving but still...its not the life i remember....Greetings from Ger"money" from a Serbian guy :D

  • Phoenix Degree
    Phoenix Degree 3 дні тому +1

    This kid is asking for to much stuff at once

  • greg patt
    greg patt 3 дні тому +3

    hooray for carlos

  • Ann B
    Ann B 3 дні тому

    Did you deleted my comment?
    Your video was stolen, once more, here s the link m.uaclips.com/video/fHCeBy5J608/відео.html
    Hope you at least pay attention

  • XavierKey !
    XavierKey ! 3 дні тому +1

    Carrrrrrrlos!

  • Brooke Mccarthy
    Brooke Mccarthy 4 дні тому +2

    You made it on my birthday

  • Happy Cat
    Happy Cat 4 дні тому +3

    I was playing on my phone watching this on my computer and when he said said I couldnt even dream of a phone I almost cried! You are so inspirational, your dad was amazing in what he did but you achieved this!!!

  • Monica Portillo
    Monica Portillo 4 дні тому

    I totally now how you fell (I’m Hispanic to)

  • Marcel Claudiu Pirvulescu
    Marcel Claudiu Pirvulescu 4 дні тому +1

    pls stop saying episode instead of day just say day

  • Miss Tery
    Miss Tery 4 дні тому

    I came from poverty but I would happily belong to destitution of i had been born rich in family, that was all I ever wished for in life

  • Jeremy G
    Jeremy G 4 дні тому

    don't f*** this up

  • Elemental wolves Warrior
    Elemental wolves Warrior 4 дні тому

    Now this is a amazing story now I wanna here you play! And I am poor too but I make the best of my life and care for my two little brothers so when I leave this life they won’t forget me.....Hopefully spoiled kids watch this and change Aka my sis that cried so hard because she wanted a Apple Watch while I got 2$ ear muffs for da cold :3 They are sooo warm and cozy!

    • That Potato
      That Potato 3 дні тому

      I’m spoiled, but I give my money to the poor all the time. My parents just like to spoil me because they hardly got anything when they were kids.

  • Grace Salvador
    Grace Salvador 4 дні тому

    You are an amazing boy keep working hard

  • Hara Pere
    Hara Pere 4 дні тому

    The story makes me cry

  • Yolanda Bennett
    Yolanda Bennett 4 дні тому +1

    His accent is throwing me off

  • Ortal Kaufman
    Ortal Kaufman 4 дні тому

    Been here since 200K

  • Meftahul Jannat
    Meftahul Jannat 4 дні тому

    Dad: Hey! We're poor, Lets have FIVE KIDS!
    Mom: Why not?
    😂😂😂😂😂

  • Issa.RainGoals
    Issa.RainGoals 4 дні тому

    *Gucci, what?*

  • Victoria-R .G
    Victoria-R .G 4 дні тому

    It's a happy story but I couldn't stop myself from crying

  • Kavyam Bhagat
    Kavyam Bhagat 4 дні тому

    Jesus Christ stop laughing at the him just for his decision

  • EliBeanXoX
    EliBeanXoX 4 дні тому

    AW

  • TriggeredMary
    TriggeredMary 5 днів тому

    Donald Trump is shook

  • I M Ꭿ PᎾᏆᎯᏆᎾ
    I M Ꭿ PᎾᏆᎯᏆᎾ 5 днів тому +1

    Ꭵ ᎠᎾᏁᏆ ᏦᏁᎾᎳ ᎳhᎽ Ꭵm ᏟᎾmmᎬᏁᏆᎥᏁᎶ bᎬᏟᎪusᎬ Ꭵ ᎠᎾᏁᎶ ᎬᏉᎬᏁ ᏦᏁᎾᎳ ᎳhᎪᏆ Ꭵm sᎪᎽjᏁᎶ buᏆ ᎪᏁᎽᎳᎪᎽs bᎪᎥᎥᎥ

  • Phoebe YesIAm
    Phoebe YesIAm 5 днів тому +1

    It doesn't matter if you are a poor pr rich having a phone or no
    You just hope that you can success your life then work hard

  • Mr Hoovy The Mister
    Mr Hoovy The Mister 5 днів тому

    I wonder how he survive with trump being president...

  • Gabriel is really mad rn
    Gabriel is really mad rn 5 днів тому

    I'm pretty sure every normal child would have empty pockets

  • Luan Chau
    Luan Chau 5 днів тому +1

    Donald Trump has blocked The Mexicans
    The Mexicans has left the chat

  • Luan Chau
    Luan Chau 5 днів тому +1

    What did the mexican say when he lost his car?


    Carlos

  • Mariam Rouby
    Mariam Rouby 6 днів тому

    This makes me think of coco

  • Yusuf Seedat
    Yusuf Seedat 6 днів тому

    You will most likely amount to nothing. You stuck in the vicious cycle of poverty. It's a common symptom of capitalism.. The rich always get richer. And so forth

  • Aarohi Sinha
    Aarohi Sinha 6 днів тому

    No

  • XxAngelica_ CakeBelguim_69
    XxAngelica_ CakeBelguim_69 6 днів тому

    I almost cried 😭

  • tomoko chan
    tomoko chan 6 днів тому

    This was heart warming. Good luck for the future

  • Regina Bautista
    Regina Bautista 6 днів тому

    Him"I am sure I will be the most motivated student.."
    Every freshman of college that doesn't make it through

  • Agustin Gonzalez
    Agustin Gonzalez 6 днів тому +1

    really aspiring story

  • epi.zarina
    epi.zarina 6 днів тому

    that accent tho!!!! dayummmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  • llmamaCornLife
    llmamaCornLife 6 днів тому

    I play the trumpet too! I hope to get a chance like Charlie did!

  • Chad Thundercock
    Chad Thundercock 6 днів тому

    BUILD THE WALL!

  • Daniel Fan
    Daniel Fan 6 днів тому

    Another illegal Mexican immigrant that is poor. I guess the stereotypes are true. Ugh.

  • MR. CUTE KID
    MR. CUTE KID 6 днів тому

    If you're rich you are poor. If you are poor you are rich. - Unknown

    • Matilda :]
      Matilda :] 6 днів тому

      That does not make sense

  • A Very British Airline
    A Very British Airline 6 днів тому

    Why the fuck would you have 5 kids if u can't even afford 1?

  • Leroy Awar
    Leroy Awar 6 днів тому

    (×_×) this is Robert, he is slowly dying from hunger 1 like = 1 cheeseburger

  • hi bye
    hi bye 6 днів тому

    why do u makee it a problem if you are poor? I am a Syrian and very poor but hamdullilah I am thankful and in school even if people make fun of me it doesnt mean it’s embarrassing you only see them for 7-8 hours a week so u don’t gotta brag about being poor not all poor people are old people and stinky rude guys with old clothes also never compare you or your clothes with others it is ok

  • Nicolas Adornetto
    Nicolas Adornetto 6 днів тому

    He's just a poor boy from a poor family! No? Okay.

  • Mohamad fighter
    Mohamad fighter 6 днів тому

    Wait
    then how you got smart phone

  • Chris Just ah NOOB
    Chris Just ah NOOB 7 днів тому

    HOW IS THIS EVEN A STORY I COME FROM A EVEN POORER PLACE

  • Mixalis Anagnostou
    Mixalis Anagnostou 7 днів тому

    Hello Carlos , where your car at ?

  • Homopetteri 77
    Homopetteri 77 7 днів тому

    Illegal immigrants are criminals

  • CassidyAnimator
    CassidyAnimator 7 днів тому

    Teachers can be such jerks! That poor boy! If he wants to be a janitor than that’s his right! You can be whatever you want to be

  • Abril Martinez
    Abril Martinez 7 днів тому

    Icho or how ever its spelled means son

  • news from war nl albania
    news from war nl albania 7 днів тому

    I'm really good at politics and I really want to become the leader of my country so I can stabilize my nations economy and adopt find land education system witch because I will leave school I think at grade 12 so I can go to chechnya

  • Roxanne Baldo
    Roxanne Baldo 7 днів тому

    he’s just a poor boy from a poor family

  • London Rollins
    London Rollins 7 днів тому

    "The janitor" how creative of your classmates