A Mother’s Tale Through Time
Maria Raquel Campos
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2010 interview by Jean Luke Campos with Maria Raquel Campos, who left the simplicity of life in the provinces of the Philippines in order to rejoin her siblings in America to cultivate a new life.
Celebrating her 51st Birthday with the fambam! (2/13/2010)
Provincial Moods in the Philippines (:08-:34; :50-2:15; 4:40-5:30; 18:15-19:30)
In this segment, Maria Raquel Describes the simple moods and past times of life in the Philippines.
The Dacoron Kids
Social Life in the Philippines (2:16-2:50; 3:42-4:30)
Maria Raquel describes life in the Philippines alongside her cousins and a pageant that she won. Furthermore, she goes into a little detail about her mum.
Reasons for Coming to America (12:18-14:21)
Describes the drive towards leaving her relaxed home to be reunited with her siblings along with the curiosities about America, rather than preconceptions.
Maria Raquel being an import model!
Social Life in America (5:58-8:32)
Surprise s and difficulties while adjusting to America are described alongside Maria Raquel’s past times in America.
Maria Raquel going out enjoying a day with her friend, Fe!
Things Missed and Left Behind (14:57-15:20; 17:30-18:08; 19:30-20:25 )
Maria Raquel details how she misses mostly people and the simplicity of the Provinces of the Philippines. Of the people she mostly misses the old folks.
Maria Raquel celebrating Christmas with her kids.
Appreciating America (15:30- 17:30)
Maria describes the values that made her appreciate America.
Maria Raquel Campos in all her glory today!
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last revised: 5-23-11
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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