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

Ester Cruz

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2010 interview by Lee Andrei Cruz with Cruz,
who tells us her side of story of going to the United States of America.

Ester Cruz getting ready for work and interview



Table of Contents


Little Background from the homeland

A little more from her + an abstract of her motivation

The Thoughts of America

The Thoughts II

To The Unknown Life Ahead

To The Unknown II

Her adjustments towards the new world

Homeland versus America comparison

Her maintenance of Filipino culture and traditions

The Concluding Decision

We ate at a Chinese buffet restaurant after our interview and work


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last revised: 4-29-10
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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