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

 John Bernard Yu

Click on the videos below to watch the video segments from an April 2011 interview by Geoffrey Wong with John Bernard Yu,
who was born in the Philippines in the late 80ís.

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents:
1. Family Background
2. Leaving The Philippines

3. Settling in the U.S.

4. Life in the U.S.

5. Being Filipino in the U.S.

6. Reflections

 

 

 

 

Segment 1
Family Background

John describes his family background

in the Philippines

 

 

 

 

 

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Segment 2
Leaving the Philippines

John here describes his departure from

the Philippines and how it has effected

his life

 

 


 

 

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Segment 3
Settling in the U.S.

Johnís settlement in the United States

wasnít what John expected it to be

 

 

 

 

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Segment 4
Life in the U.S.

John describes his life in the United

States and how it was difficult

to maintain a living 

 

 

 



 

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Segment 5
Being Filipino in the U.S.

Although John moved to the United States

he was still able to keep firm of his roots.

 

 

 

 



 

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Segment 6
Reflections

John reflects back on his time in the

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

last revised: 5-27-11
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
These materials may be used for educational purposes.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