She arrived here 8 years ago illegaly from El Salvador. She is 28 years old now. We have a son who was born here. She has worked without a permit for about 6 years now at the same job using a false social security #. She pays her taxes using an ECN. She has no criminal record--anywhere. She studies here too and is on her way to receiving a certified high school diploma. She gets awesome grades. Her English is sufficiently strong and only getting better. She wants to study further to become a nurse. She sends money every month to help support her mom and dad back home. They are ill. Honestly, she is harder working and more of a virtuous person than I'll ever be. She came here to have a shot at a real life. I'm sorry, but I'm just not ready for marriage. I know, sometimes I hate myself too..
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