Tag Archives: Boulder Public Library

Agnona, Silvia – OH2003

Silvia Agnona immigrated to the United States nine years ago from Italy (by way of Norway and Denmark, where she lived before coming to the United States). She describes the great variety of landscapes and the beauty of Italy, as … Continue reading

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Kim, Hyounjoon – OH2004

Hyounjoon Kim came to the United States from South Korea with her husband and her two children, so that their children could go to school in the American education system and her husband could study here. He went to university … Continue reading

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Barsamian, Kadriye U. – OH1999

Kadriye Barsamian immigrated to the United States fourteen years ago from her native Turkey. At first she was taken aback by Boulder’s smallness compared to Ankara, which has seven million people. She has come to love the quiet, cleanliness, and … Continue reading

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McDaniel, Rattana Toi – OH2007

Rattana Toi McDaniel, who moved from Thailand to Boulder with her American husband ten years ago, tells about her home country and her hometown of Chiang Mai. She relates how she came to meet her husband and tells the story … Continue reading

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Mestas, Victor – OH1995

Victor Mestas, an accomplished keyboard musician, moved to Boulder with his wife and two children in 2012 from Venezuela. He describes the geography and culture of Venezuela, explains that they moved to the United States due to deteriorating conditions in … Continue reading

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Kjolseth, Silvia Siordia – OH1993

Silvia Kjolseth was born and raised in Mexico, and she moved to the United States in 1964 when she married her husband, an American. She has lived in this country for 50 years and in Boulder since 1971. She talks … Continue reading

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Iurcovich, Mariana – OH1994

Mariana Iurcovich, a psychologist, emigrated from Argentina after meeting her husband, an Argentinian who teaches applied mathematics at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She worked for many years doing international work in the area of HIV and AIDS education; … Continue reading

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Zanatta, Maria (Lola) D. Sarur – OH1988

Lola Sarur Zanatta came to Boulder from Veracruz, Mexico, in 1996. She came here to take a job doing childcare for a family, but now works as a bilingual secretary in an area elementary school. She speaks about the beauty … Continue reading

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Huerta, Sandra F. – oh1987

Sandra Huerta and her family moved to Boulder from Huaraz, Peru, six years ago, after waiting about seven years to obtain residency papers. She describes many things she loves about Peru, but says that Boulder feels like her home now. … Continue reading

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Semprum, Maria E. – OH1979

Maria Semprum immigrated to Boulder from Venezuela and had lived in Boulder for two years at the time of this interview. She talks about the landscape and culture of her home country, her reasons for moving to Boulder, and her … Continue reading

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