Click here to read to read the research essay, “Connecting History”, by Larissa DeLaPeña
Click on the links below to see video segments from an April 2009 interview by Larissa DeLaPeña with Roel DeLaPeña, who migrated with his family from the Philippines to America in 1969 at the age of six.
My Dad and I at my 18th Birthday
Segment 1: Coming to America (3:40)
Roel’s Journey from the
Roel at his Preschool Graduation
Why he came to America (1:18)
Reasons why his family migrated to
with his cousin Aur
Memories with his Family
Roel with his Parents and Sisters
Early years in America (4:52)
About his parents and experiences in
Roel in High School
Life in New York (2:48)
Roel with Aur, Butch, Nida, Jose and Louie
Moving to California (1:59)
Why he moved to SF and why he stayed
Roel with his wife Annette
Having Filipino Culture (4:44)
Teaching his children Filipino Culture
Roel’s Family in 1998
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Last revised: 5-19-09
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