I was born in Guatemala and came to the United States with my mother, sister, and other members of my family when I was four years old. My arrival was part of a larger exodus from
Little Italy lives on not just in their memories, but in the very tangible monuments that one can still experience firsthand.
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"A young man at the Santa Monica Pier asked how I could go to the movies by myself. When I told him I was a researcher, he responded, 'Oh. That's why you're single.'"
"What I love the most about Los Angeles is that to me it is a very welcoming place. No matter where you're from, what your nationality, background, or religion is, you're welcome h
People of Mexican origin in California rarely tire of pointing out: "It was the border that moved, not us."