Anne Margaret Ting
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2012 interview by Marc Jefferson Ting with Anne Margaret Ting, who works as a nurse in Lucile Packard Hospital. My sister talks about her personal experiences on what it is like assimilating to a new cultural lifestyle, moving from the Philippines into the United States.
My sister, Anne Margaret Ting
Anne talks about who she is, when she was born, and where she works today.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, my sister’s workplace
Family Background (2:30)
Anne provides stories of how her life was in the Philippines, as well as her plans/goals while attending school.
My sister, brother, mother, and I
Leaving the Philippines and Settling in the United States (4:56)
Anne talks about what she felt like before moving to the United States. She talks about her struggles adapting to the American lifestyle, and having to leave her friends in the Philippines.
Life in the United States (5:41)
Anne talks about her experiences in being adjusted towards the American lifestyle. She discusses what it is like to adapt to a different educational system, experiencing discrimination, and meeting new friends.
My sister and my mother
Being a Filipino in the United States (6:37)
Anne talks about her feelings of homesickness in the Philippines, and if she plans to return in the future. I also asked her several questions, on issues, concerning the entire Filipino/Filipino American community.
My sister, brother, and I
Anne talks about where she sees herself today. She explains, from her point of view, on positives and negatives of living in the Philippines and the United States. Also, Anne discusses if she is happy with her life today.
Me and my family at my graduation
Lucile Packard Hospital: http://med.stanford.edu/gensurg/images/VAhosp.jpg
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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