Escape: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
Seeing no improvement taking place in Tibet my parents decided to escape to India. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Escape, Oppression, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I never knew my country was going to be grabbed by the Chinese. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Escape, Oppression, Coming to America, The Journey
Exile in Nepal. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Economics, Escape, Oppression, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
When we could no longer survive safely we followed General Vang Pao to Thailand. Mai Vang Thao Hmong Escape, Freedom, Politics, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
My mother decided that we must move out. Kim Yang Hmong Escape, Politics, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Fleeing to Thailand. Mai Vang Thao Hmong Escape, Freedom, Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
I run toward Thailand - they catch me again. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
A chance for a new life in America. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
They approve me to come to the United States. Monoram Hang Khmer Escape, Immigration Policy, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, The Journey
We were lucky. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Escape from the Khmer Rouge: Part 2. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
As soon as I was in possession of a passport I got out of the Philippines. Adelbert Batica Filipino Escape, Immigration Policy, Oppression, Politics, Coming to America, The Journey
I got a visa and I thought I would come up here for one year. Emiliano Chagil Latino Escape, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
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