A Simple Man: Ed Lu
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an
April 2009 interview by Jonah with Ed Lu,
who came to the
Jonah and her father Ed Lu
Growing Up in the Philippines (1:15)
Ed Lu gives a brief introduction about how tough life was back in the
The Lu Family
Back Row (left to right):
Henry, Max, Oscar, Junior, Amado,
Front Row (left to right): Hai (father), Lai (mother)
First job in the Philippines (0:50)
Ed Lu talks about his first job in the
The busy streets of the
Coming to America (2:10)
Ed Lu talks about his reasons for coming to America and keeping in touch with his family back home in the Philippines.
Left: Ed posing in front the
First Job in America (1:00)
Ed Lu talks about his experiences with his first job in
Ed Luís first job.
Bringing your family to America (0:40)
Ed talks about the process of bringing his family over from the
Ed and his family prior to moving to
Raising kids in America (0:25)
Ed compares raising kids in Philippine to raising kids in
Left: Edís daughter,
son, and wife opening Balikbayan box sent by Ed in
Right: Ed and family
celebrating Halloween in
Input on Filipino culture in America today (1:30)
Ed talks about his opinions on why Filipinos do not teach their children Filipino culture.
Image source: The busy streets of
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last revised: 5-18-09
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