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November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Goals, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict, Work

My Life Story

by Sonia Habibzada My childhood and adolescent I was born in an Afghan and Muslim family. As Afghanistan past 3 decades war. So, My family immigrated during the war to… Read More

October 2023 / Community, Countries, Education and Learning, El Salvador, Family, Goals, Health and Health Care, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

Dreams Come True

by Alcida Duenas I was born in El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America, I grew up in a rural area where there was no electricity or drinking water. Read More

October 2023 / Community, Countries, Immigration Stories, Korea, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

Enjoy the Slow Life in Charlottesville

by Janice Jung I’m from Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Seoul is the largest and busiest city in Korea with a population of 10 million. You can do everything… Read More

October 2023 / Education and Learning, Goals, Health and Health Care, Immigration Stories, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

My Goals 2023

by Tony Song My family came to America in August 2021. Here I did not have friends and a job, facing different cultures, religions and politics. Most importantly, my English… Read More

October 2023 / Countries, Education and Learning, El Salvador, Family, Goals, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

Untitled

by Milton Antonio Torres When I came to the USA in 2002, I came with the intention of being able to help my parents. I am from a very poor… Read More

October 2023 / Community, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Work

Symphony in the Corridor

by Ya Li Fan The Fairfield Hotel where I work is a warm family. Every morning we workers from different countries gather here to greet each other in English, Spanish… Read More

October 2023 / Citizenship, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Immigration Stories, Mexico, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, Work

My Journey to Becoming a United States Citizen

by Lizeth Mendoza Thank you for the opportunity to share my experience becoming a United States citizen. It is my hope that I will encourage someone else who is thinking… Read More

October 2023 / Countries, Education and Learning, Family, India, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, Work

For The Love Of Exploring India

by Naresh Kumar Today I will share with you my feelings about India. India is a very beautiful country, and a little bit crazy too. I started working with an… Read More

October 2023 / Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Family, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Romania, SPOTLIGHT 2022, Work

The Traditions of Romanian People

by John Moshanu I came to live in the USA from Romania in Eastern Europe. In this story, I will tell you about the traditions of the Romanians. Romania is… Read More

October 2023 / Countries, Education and Learning, El Salvador, Family, Guatemala, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, Work

Focus and Determination

by Rosa Hernandez I am from El Salvador, and this is my story about being in the United States of America. I was born in a small village, La Hadura,… Read More