Title: The life of a American born Filipino
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 8th 2012 interview by Neeraj Chand with Marvin Manansala, who describes how life is to live as a American born Filipino in the U.S.
Marvin and I
Table of Contents:
1. Family Background
Family Background info
Family Migration to the U.S (1.02)
Marvin describes when migration pattern of his family
Migration to the U.S
Conserving Filipino Culture as a Family (0.50)
Because of American media influence, Marvin explains how his family maintained their Filipino culture.
Importance of learning cultural language (0.27)
While growing up, Marvin learnt his mother tongue because it was an important part of this culture
Privileged in the U.S (1.10)
Marvin explains how privileged he is to be born in the U.S as compared to hardship of life back in the Philippines.
Privileged Life in the U.S
Difference of Lifestyle (1.37)
And finally Marvin tells of how lifestyle is different in the Philippines compared to the U.S
Family background: http://www.michellehenry.fr/Family_Tree.jpg
Privileged Life: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41a0RyyBpkL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
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