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(S3.E12.) Special Interview with Recent East African Immigrant

Special Interview with Immigrant from East Africa. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

This podcast is a special interview of a recent immigrant from East Africa who is attending the University of Minnesota. Raqlya is a survivor of the Somaili war and refugee camps. She describes some about living in those conditions and her transition to U.S. culture. Hers is a remarkable story about challenges overcome and dedication to achieving goals.

We hope that this interview also encourages you to record conversations with your own family members. It is a wonderful way to preserve their history and their voice. You can treasure these recordings for yourself as well as share them with other family members and your own children and grandchildren.

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