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The night before I came here, I was playing dominoes with my sisters and my friends. One of my sisters and I lost, and I was consoling her by saying, "Don't worry sister we are going to win in the next day."
Everyone has a story. Some stories are funny that make us smile after 10 years later when we remember them, but some stories that teach a lesson not to do the same thing again. Peoples' stories could be similar with each others if they were in same situation like immigrants. As an immigrant, my story would be similar with other immigrants. My name is Masuma Akter and I am from Bangladesh...
First Person American By The Numbers
Countries represented by our participants on First Person American
of New York City population is foreign-born, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
million immigrants live in the United States, according to the Center of Immigration Studies.
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