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Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Nearing the end of his journey of 90 years and across three continents, Paul Smith explains his complex experiences with alienation and religion.
January 24, 2019

“I think the Holocaust is always going to be with me … My own family was murdered there.” He sits across from us in a worn, cerulean armchair, his wizened hands laced together on his lap and his...

Hear from Another World: Ali Turanalp adopts English to advance ahead

Former Wildcat and current Cal High junior Ali Turanalp discusses Islam and education from the perspective of his identity as a Turkish immigrant.
November 17, 2018

In August 2017, Ali Turanalp set foot on Californian soil for the first time. 14 hours earlier, he had left Turkey — the nation in which he had spent almost his entire life — with his younger twin...

Hear from Another World: For Patricia, an American Dream slowly deteriorating

A first-generation immigrant from Indonesia, Dougherty Valley junior Patricia Angelica faces a hidden myriad of social and financial troubles.
September 15, 2018

If you glanced at her as she strode down the hallway or saw her laughing with her friends, she might just seem like the average San Ramon teenager. Her black hair is tied back in a ponytail. She cradles...

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