Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2009 interview
by Jasmine Angeles with Norma Angeles,
who migrated to the Bay Area for better life opportunities.
LIFE IN THE PHILIPPINES (2:38)
Norma talks about herself and her life in the
& Mrs. Angeles on their wedding day in
CHILDHOOD MEMORIES (1:15)
Grandma reminisces back to he childhood memories.
Norma with her son Dennis in Pangasinan, PI.
COMING TO THE STATES (1:23)
Norma talks about how she felt adjusting to a new lifestyle.
Norma & Emerito Angeles.
LEAVING HOME & WHY (2:42)
Norma explains why she decided to leave the
Norma with her husband Emerito
& kids Heidi, Dennis, Nomer, Noel & Joan.
Christmas in the states, 1983.
HER FIRST JOB & WORKING WITH OTHER ETHNICITIES (2:28)
Grandma Norma discusses what her first job was and what it was like working with other races.
THE AMERICAN DREAM (1:20)
Norma describes what the American Dream is and what it means to her.
Philippine & American Flag.
PILIPINO CULTURE (2:34)
What Filipino culture is and how it differs from other American families.
Grandma Norma with her son Dennis & daughter Joan along with their spouse & kids.
a trip to
MY GRANDMOTHER & I
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last revised: 5-18-08
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