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
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!"
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.
Spanish speakers were hard to come by when she arrived to Los Angeles fifty years ago.
We took the bus to Guatemala, where we got assaulted by our coyote. He took almost everything from us.
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.