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Living in a New Land

by Miss Heather | Mar 26, 2016
Does your family know anyone who has moved to a new country? The new book Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land shares simple text about the struggles of moving to a new country. The photographs in the book are of immigrants who came to the United States from many different parts of the world. The author and photographer are both from immigrant families: one with ancestors from Poland, Bavaria, Ireland, and Scotland; the other from Guangzhou, China.The stories of their families' journey to America are included at the end of the book.
Did you know Fort Wayne has the largest number Burmese Immigrants of anywhere in the U.S.? We also have immigrants from Mexico, Bosnia, Vietnam, Nigeria, Ethiopia, India and many other countries. Onkar Mann moved to Fort Wayne with his sister eight years ago. You can watch a video of his story by clicking here. Immigrants are all around us!
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