Franke Tokam-Powell was born in Douala, Cameroon. As a quiet effeminate boy, he always felt he did not fit in so, when he got the chance to go to college […]
Meghna Damani grew up in the thriving city of Mumbai, India and established herself in a flourishing career in marketing. But when she married her long-time boyfriend
Newly married, Ghassan Bin Hammam came to get a graduate degree in the US, planning to return to Yemen to teach. But, on a quick trip back
Chanpone Sinlapasai was born in war-torn Laos and came to the US at age four. As a child acting as interpreter for her parents, she soon realized
Tapiwa “TK” Kapurura was born in Zimbabwe during a time when the country was still Rhodesia, a colony suffering under a segregationist white minority rule
Zeljka (Carol) was born in Croatia and came to the United States as a high school exchange student during 1989-90. Just one year later, the civil war
Sankar was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. to attend graduate school, earning a Masters in Physics, and a PhD in Engineering from Purdue University.
Liani was born in Seoul, South Korea, and adopted from an orphanage when she was just a few months old into a white American family.
Janet Tolopka was born in Hartford, CT and grew up in south Florida. She has a BA and MS in mathematics and a post-bacc degree in accounting.
Alejandro was born in College Station, TX , where his father was studying to become a pilot, and grew up in Honduras. There, he graduated from college,
Peggy Nagae grew up in Boring, Oregon, the second generation of her family to be born in the US. With other Japanese Americans, her parents and grandparents
The trauma of war has followed Jane Mantiri from her birthplace in Indonesia soon after the Indonesian Revolution to her early childhood in the Netherlands
Growing up in Taiwan, Janet Liu had no memory of her father, who had left to study abroad when she was very young. At age 10, she finally met him
Liani Reeves arrived in the US when she was only a few months old. With no way to trace her ties to her birth family in Korea, she grew up […]
On a journey to come to terms with their losses, a group of Holocaust survivors from Portland, OR, travel together to six of the locations where concentration camps