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Occupying Wall Street

Occupying Wall Street

by Seungman Park (Korea) The shouting of “We are the 99%!” pawed at my heart. I felt the obstacle – the fact that I was not born in the U.S. – melting away. If someone does not agree with my protest against Wall Street, dare I say “I have the right to occupy Wall Street … Continue reading

One Day In Albany

One Day In Albany

By Mereme Sadaj (Albania) I heard a lot about Albany since I came here. For some reason, I wanted to go there. First, when I heard this word, ‘Albany,’ it sounded like my country, Albania. When strangers pronounce it, it sounds the same. The other thing is that I wanted to learn more about America. … Continue reading

Different Colors – The Same Language

Different Colors – The Same Language

By Geisha Torres (Venezuela) When I came to the United States from Venezuela in October of 2009, to cover the playoffs for the Major Baseball League, I couldn’t even imagine that I was going to meet so many special people spanning some 20 different countries. Thanks to Beto Villa, the New York Yankees Spanish announcer, … Continue reading

Happy Accidents In New York City

By Noelia Román Lamas (Spain) Accidents are not always negative. If you don’t believe me, just read on. By accident, I met an acquaintance, four months ago, in a bar in Williamsburg. We were more than 8.000 kilometers far away from our home town and it turned out that both of us had an appointment … Continue reading