Migration

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Diane Harris Hara: Checking the Pulse of Pasadena and Beyond

Diane Harris Hara: Checking the Pulse of Pasadena and Beyond

The mild climate of Pasadena offered respite from the harsh winters of the Midwest.
Tanya Frank: Wooed by the Weather, Terrain, and Girl Down the Block

Tanya Frank: Wooed by the Weather, Terrain, and Girl Down the Block

"With so little greenery and so much grey, I was prone to daydreaming, to wanting for something better. It was called America."
Keren Taylor: Right Place, WriteGirl

Keren Taylor: Right Place, WriteGirl

The warm smell of jasmine flowers in the evening attracted her to Los Angeles, where she found community within a writers group she founded.
Chiwan Choi: Los Angeles, Writ Large

Chiwan Choi: Los Angeles, Writ Large

"My family tried living near Griffith Park, just north of Los Feliz, but we didn't like it. It was haunted, among other things."
Love Stories from Arrival Stories

Love Stories from Arrival Stories

Crossing continents, oceans and national borders isn't the only journey taken by the Los Angeles migrants and immigrants; many of our participants tell of the journey their hearts ...
Yvonne Chan: 19 Days on a Boat from Hong Kong; A Lifetime of Making a Difference in L.A.

Yvonne Chan: 19 Days on a Boat from Hong Kong; A Lifetime of Making a Difference in L.A.

For the life-long educator, "the City of Angels definitely embraced me, nurtured me, taught me and I am proud that they made an angel out of me!"
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