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Suri Kasirer

Suri Kasirer of Syrian and Romanian descent explains how her family celebrated a blend of traditions when she was growing up, and how New York is a community of immigrants, ...

Sekou Siby

Sekou Siby talks about the difficulties he faced after moving to New York from the Ivory Coast, working at Windows on the World before 9/11, and the diversity of the city.

Sol Aramendi

Sol Aramendi explains how photography helped her feel a part of New York City after she moved from Argentina.

Luigi DiPalo

Italian American Luigi DiPalo talks about how his great grandfather came to New York and started his own business to make a better life for his family.

Marica and Dr. Jan Vilcek

Marica and Dr. Jan Vilcek discuss arriving in New York from Slovakia (then Czechoslovakia), and the unique experiences and opportunities their new life in America provided ...

Luna Ranjit

Luna Ranjit discusses New York's ability to embrace differences and being part of the city's large and diverse South Asian community away from her native Nepal.

Ciaran Staunton

Ciaran Staunton discusses visiting Ireland with his family to celebrate his Irish roots, while appreciating the diversity of New York City.

Yelena Makhnin

Yelena Makhnin discusses emigrating from Russia to the U.S. and the value of public television in making the arts accessible to all New Yorkers.

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