Life of Fernando Angeles aka Jim
Click on the links
below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Rhia
with Jim Angeles, who worked hard to make a better life for his family
Jim when he was 25 years old.
7.† Life in America
Living in the Philippines with his family (3:30)
Jim tells us a story of how his life was in the
Jim with his mom, niece, and nephew in the park
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
Jimís first day in America (1:37)
Jim goes over what his first thoughts of
Jim with his first car in America
Trip back home to the Philippines (1:50)
Reason why Jim had to go back home and if† the trip was worth it.
Jim holding his kid at the airport on their way to America
Differences Jim noticed about the PI and USA (2:00)
Jim describes how hard it was for him to adapt to a new environment.
Jim with his friends at a nearby Lake
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
Life in America (3:11)
Jim goes over how life is in
One of Jimís favorite hobbies
Me and My Dad
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last revised: 6-2-08
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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