Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 Ė Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 

 

Life of Fernando Angeles aka Jim

 

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Rhia Angeles
with Jim Angeles, who worked hard to make a better life for his family

 

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Jim when he was 25 years old.

 

Table of Contents:
1. Living in the Philippines with his family.
2. Reason why he moved to the United States and how Jim made it happen.

3. First day in America

4. Trip back home to the Philippines.

5. Differences Jim noticed between the USA and PI

6. How competitive the job market is in America

7.Life in America

 

 

Segment 1
Living in the Philippines with his family
(3:30)
Jim tells us a story of how his life was in the Philippines and how his childhood was like.

 

 

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Jim with his mom, niece, and nephew in the park

 

 

 

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Segment 2
Reason why Jim moved to the United States and how he made it possible (
2:95)
Jim describes how easy it was to move to the United States and compares how much harder it is now.

 

 

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Segment 3
Jimís first day in America
(1:37)
Jim goes over what his first thoughts of America was

 

 

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Jim with his first car in America

 

 Link to related web page
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Segment 4
Trip back home to the Philippines
(1:50)
Reason why Jim had to go back home and ifthe trip was worth it. 

 

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Jim holding his kid at the airport on their way to America

 

 

 Link to related web page

 

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Segment 5
Differences Jim noticed about the PI and USA
(2:00)
Jim describes how hard it was for him to adapt to a new environment.

 

 

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Jim with his friends at a nearby Lake

 

 

 Link to related web page

 

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Segment 6
How competitive the Job market is in America
(1:25)
Jim explains what his first job was and why he got it.

 

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Jim with his co-workers during a Christmas party

 

 

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Segment 7
Life in America
(3:11)
Jim goes over how life is in America and how he is doing now

 

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One of Jimís favorite hobbies

 

 

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Me and My Dad

 

 

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Image sources:


Title: URL: http://www.777project.com/images/N799AN_American_ZRH_7.jpg

Title: URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/Philippine_Airlines_Airplane.jpg/800px-Philippine_Airlines_Airplane.jpg

 

 

 

*These audio files may be played with Windows Media Player or Real Player.
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last revised: 6-2-08
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
These materials may be used for educational purposes if you inform and credit the author and cite the source as: North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library.
All commercial rights are reserved. To contact the coordinator, or send comments or suggestions, email: Eric Brenner at brenner@smccd.edu