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Sergio Mielniczenko: 'It Wasn't Like This in São Paulo'

Sergio Mielniczenko: 'It Wasn't Like This in São Paulo'

Coming from the chaotic city of São Paulo, Brazil, the laid back Los Angeles of the 70s seemed like a dream for the aspiring musician.
Heidy Rodriguez: Re-Tracing Her Parents' Journeys

Heidy Rodriguez: Re-Tracing Her Parents' Journeys

Reversing the journey taken by her parents from Guatemala to Los Angeles, she felt closer to them than every before.
Julian Hurtado: From the Philippines, His Grandparents Make His L.A. Possible

Julian Hurtado: From the Philippines, His Grandparents Make His L.A. Possible

The hardships faced by his grandparents as they moved from the Philippines to Los Angeles keeps this UCLA student motivated.
Alicia Escalante: From Texas Teenage Runaway to Leading East L.A. Chicana Activist

Alicia Escalante: From Texas Teenage Runaway to Leading East L.A. Chicana Activist

Her voice roared across audiences and moved mountains.
Anthony Ausgang: Los Angeles is Paradise, Right?

Anthony Ausgang: Los Angeles is Paradise, Right?

He sold his vast collection of Led Zeppelin bootleg records to afford the move from Austin to California.
Josefina López: 'Real Women Have Curves' Author Was Undocumented Until Thirteen

Josefina López: 'Real Women Have Curves' Author Was Undocumented Until Thirteen

Getting a green card and becoming legal changed everything for the award-winning writer and her family.