Tsering Dolma was forced to interrupt her life twice, first, when she had to flee Tibet for Nepal when the Chinese took control and then again when her father made a decision she didn’t know about. But she never gave up on a desire to advance her education even while living her life in exile in the U.S.
Many Roads to Here is a production of The Immigrant Story, in collaboration with Portland Radio Project. This episode was written by Degen Larkin and Fran Silverman. Our audio editing was done by Rick March and Kent Randles, assisted by Gordon Graham. Music was composed by Corey Larkin. The original interview was conducted in Spring 2020 by Ashley Mosher. Our executive producer is Sankar Raman.