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Immigrants & Dreamers - What Makes 7 Mile House Great

Many of you are aware how vocal I am about my being an immigrant. I came here 22 years ago from the Philippines, fresh out of college and about to start on my master’s degree (who would’ve thought, right?). I had never lived anywhere else and apart from my family before then. I rented a room in a distant relative’s house, had to teach myself to get around the city, learned how to stretch every penny until my allowance or paycheck from a part-time library job came in. I struggled. I worked my ass off. I dreamed. And, thankfully, God or whoever it is up there calling the shots, decided my efforts were worth it.

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