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segments from an April 2012 interview by Kyle R. with Rikko Jay,
who is 26 years old and grew up in the Philippines, but currently lives in San Francisco
Short introduction by Rikko Jay
Video Segment 2
Obligations + Petitioning
Video Segment 3
Brief story of how what his obligations were and how his mother fought for him
Leaving the Philippines
Video Segment 4
Video Segment 5
Life in America and how it isnŐt what everyone thinks it is
Dreams in America?
Video Segment 6
Rikko Jay describes his dreams and thoughts
Video Segment 7
Brief description on items given up.
Video Segment 8
Description of life in Daly City
Description of career in America
Description on moving to a new country
Story and info about balikbyan boxes
More info about his ability to be Petitioned
Filipino Cultural Pride?
Description about his pride for his homeland
Differences between Filipinos?
Brief description on differences between Filipinos in America and the Philippines
Done Anything Different?
Provides info on what he would of liked to of done differently
last revised: 5-18-12
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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