Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 Ferland Daco

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2012 interview by Marielle Daco with Ferland Daco,
who discusses his feelings about his move from the Philippines to the United States.

 

 

On a trip going to Canada

 

 

Table of Contents:
1. Family Background
2. Leaving the Philippines

3. Coming to America

4. Life in America

5. Reflections

 

Segment 1
Family Background
(02:41)
Ferland gives a little background about how life was in the Philippines.

 

 

 

Ferland with siblings on their first trip to the U.S. during the 90's

 

 

 

 

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Segment 2
Leaving the Philippines
(02:20)
Ferland explains his reasons for moving to the U.S.

 

 

 

Spending some quality time with his only son.

 



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Segment 3
Coming to America
(03:57)
Ferland talks about his first impression and his experiences about settling in the U.S.

 

 

 

Enjoying the sights of San Francisco

 


 

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Segment 4
Life in America
(07:10)
Ferland speaks about his difficulty getting use to American customs.

 

 

 

Taking time to pose for a photo before going to work

 

 

 

Posing with a popular movie and television artist from the Philippines

 

 

 

 

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Segment 5
Reflections
(01:48)
Ferland reflects upon his life today and what he would have done differently.

 

 

 

Enjoying a day at the park with his two daughters.

 

 

 

Enjoying a day at the park with his two daughters.

 

 

 

Ferland @ work

 

 



 

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last revised: 5-18-12
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
These materials may be used for educational purposes. North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library.
All commercial rights are reserved. To contact the coordinator, or send comments or suggestions, email: Eric Brenner at brenner@smccd.edu