Patryk Kaminski

As Interviewed by Karina Kaminski
"Whatever noble details were behind [communism], we never saw much of that in Poland."
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Kelvin Lam

As interviewed by Kaylie Lam
"There was no hope for us, we know we were the bottom of society and had no chance of getting anywhere."
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Aniko Paul

As Interviewed by Ally Kellar
"Everything that my family owned was taken away by the government."
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Kellsey Stokes

As Interviewed by Aidan Stokes
"They couldn’t understand that the Mafia was not a norm for any of us."
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Frank Flanagan

As Interviewed by Calvin Auby
"And the gravity of the situation... we all slept very well at night actually. It was not like being in Vietnam or someplace where you sleep with one eye open"
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As Interviewed by Z.D.
"The USSR wasn’t the best. It wasn’t bad, but now things have changed for the better."
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Nancy Wang

As Interviewed by Daniel Wang
"After two or three years we knew we would never go back."
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Vasudevan Rajagopal

As Interviewed by Abhinav V
"They were trying to impose Hindi, and not-speaking-Hindi states did not like that."
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Xixi Chen

As Interviewed by Sophie Sun
"Eleven and six year olds were starting stoves in their houses to cook so that they could save food tickets for their parents."
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Ileana Armengol

As Interviewed by Logan Abounader
"We were always talking low voice, making sure none of the neighbors were listening."
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Vitaly Zavadsky

As Interviewed by Alexander Zavadsky
"Being Jew in Russia is not something I could wish on anybody in the world."
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As Interviewed by Ned Yu
"This included taking your grandfather’s land and dividing it away to other people."
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Alton Cornella

As Interviewed by Megan Cornella
"... I could never understand how Americans could feel that way when their soldiers and sailors and airmen were there to protect them ..."
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Maciej Stoszko

As Interviewed by Milosh S.
"Many times I was wondering what it would be if I stayed in Poland, but you know I could always go back. And I could just pack my bag and decide, hey this American adventure is not for me, I don't care much for it and I could just go back."
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Kwee Lan T.

As Interviewed by Ryan Y.
"Entire villages died of starvation. It was probably the worst man-made famine in human history."
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Meirun Lu

As Interviewed by Anthony Lu
"The Chinese tradition was, no matter where you are, no matter how far away you are from your family, Chinese New Year was always the time you come back for your family reunion..."
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