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to hear audio segments from May 2010 interview by RJ Salgado with Reynaldo
a Filipino immigrant who has come to find a permanent home in America.
(Reynaldo and his loving wife for 36 years)
Growing up in the Philippines
· In this Segment Reynaldo speaks on his early childhood
in the Philippines where he grew up and was raised since birth.
· In this segment Reynaldo talks about why he came to the
reason to live in America and migrate himself and his family to the U.S.
Homesickness and Turning Back
· In this segment Reynaldo speaks on his feelings about leaving
the Philippines and if ever felt that he needed to go back and
surround himself with the Philippines again.
(Reynaldo and some of the men in his family during Thanksgiving)
Overall reflection on life in America
· In this segment Reynaldo talks about his life in America
and how he feels about living there.
Prospective on the “American Dream”
· In this segment Reynaldo speaks on his idea of the
“American dream” and what it means to him.
(Reynaldo with his 3rd grandchild)
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by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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