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At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...
A brief interview with Ed Dunn, a Marine in the late 1950’s. Within our conversation, we discussed where he was stationed, life for him as a Marine, segregation, and how the Marines shaped him as a person and how he...
My father, Quang, struggled with moving from Vietnam to the United States because of the new language he had to learn and had encountered many problems because of it.
In this interview on November 28, 2018 in Wylie, TX, Kayla Nguyen interviews her mom, Hannah Nguyen, about how it was like growing up in Vietnam. Hannah recounts her childhood memories when she was still living in Vietnam. She also...
My grandmother came from a rough childhood during a harsh time, which taught her to appreciate her freedom in the U.S. more. She’s been taught to help others through the faithful humanity shown to her in her beginning journey into...
My mom and I talk about how she met my dad, her wedding day, and how life was different in a foreign country that was under communist rule.
I interview my mother on a variety of different topics, ranging from the fall of Communism to ramen noodles.
Gregory learns more about Vladimir’s childhood and his life in Russia. He also learns about his time in Israel and any advice he has for future generations.
An interview with my uncle Henry Bach, on his life from communist Vietnam to the United States.