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After the topic sentence, the rest of the paragraph should go on to support this one proof with examples and explanation. It is the details that support the topic sentences in the body paragraphs that make the arguments strong.
Felipe began calling me incessantly and demanding that I work more hours. I cried at the thought of spending even less time with my kids. I was broke. Months had gone by and my husband still hadn’t found a job. I was already gone for more than twelve hours per day without a penny to show for it. Felipe didn’t understand. As with most of my fellow OPCs, Felipe was a former United States resident who was fluent in English but had committed a crime serious enough for deportation. My coworkers’ crimes ranged from money laundering to drug dealing to more violent crimes and involvement in gangs.