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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!"
Meena Nanji: Kenya As Paradise; London As Post-Punk; Los Angeles As Definitely Weird

Meena Nanji: Kenya As Paradise; London As Post-Punk; Los Angeles As Definitely Weird

In England, it was a given that you are miserable, that's just how it is. In L.A., the goal was to be happy and cheerful and nice to people.
Aura Leticia Martinez: Four-Years-Old In Guatemala, She Said, 'I'm Going to California'

Aura Leticia Martinez: Four-Years-Old In Guatemala, She Said, 'I'm Going to California'

Spanish speakers were hard to come by when she arrived to Los Angeles fifty years ago.
Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

We took the bus to Guatemala, where we got assaulted by our coyote. He took almost everything from us.
Ariana Delawari: Somewhere Between Kabul and Los Angeles

Ariana Delawari: Somewhere Between Kabul and Los Angeles

Born right after the Soviet invasion of her family's home country, she grew up in two worlds: the '80s and '90s La Cañada and the world of Afghanistan.
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