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  • On being a first generation Child of Holocaust Survivors

    | Pinhas Brown

    On being a first generation Child of Holocaust Survivors My family and I came to the United States in 1968 from Prague, Czechoslovakia. My parents were Jewish, and they were both orphans, having lost their immediate and extended families in concentration camps. Without a strong Jewish community in Prague, they felt isolated. My father wished to emigrate to Israel or to the United States or Canada. He gained a…

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  • American Dream?

    | Anonymous

    My impression is always that most people from impoverished third world countries (myself included) come to America to better their lives, to have a share in the abundance of this land of milk and honey or in other words to fulfill their so-called American Dream. America is always seen as the ultimate fulfillment of our happiness and dreams that we ached to come here no matter what it takes.…

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  • Embacing optimism

    | Anonymous

    My father was a first generation American born to Russian-Jewish immigrants. My mother was born into a family of New England yankees. I am married to a man whose father was born in Puerto Rico and whose mother was born in Rhode Island from a background of Welsh and English. I have lived in California, Hawaii, Texas, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, crossing the country back in the days of…

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  • Brought to America

    | Anonymous

    My story begins like many others. I was brought to America as a teen by my mother. We came from England to Canada, and crossed the border illegally there. I was not told that we were illegal until we were close to the border, when I was told what to say if asked. I didn't go to school, and lived in fear of the Border Patrol. We later, crossed…

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  • A Lithuanian Immigrant story

    | Anonymous

    I am 84 years old and this is the story of an illegal immigrant, my father.

    At the age of 16 after wandering over Europe working at any job to secure money for passage to North America, my father was able to board a ship to Halifax, Canada. Passage there cost less than passage to Ellis Island.

    On foot my father crossed illegally into the United States…

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