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Terrell Brown is a junior undergraduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill. He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, but moved to Hendersonville, North Carolina at the age of two, and has lived there ever since. Brown discusses what makes Hendersonville home for him, describing his family, friends, faith, and community. He tells the story of exploring his…
Elaine Townsend talks about the cultural differences that exist between her mother’s Peruvian family and father’s American family. She discusses her childhood and what it was like to live in an extremely conservative religious community. Townsend was homeschooled for much of her life. Making the transition into the public school system and…
This interview is part of Hannah Jessen's investigation into the lives of the mothers of migration. Jessen is studying the relationship between mother and child, the ways mothers learn to support their families in a new context, the concerns that come with raising their children in a different country, and their hopes for their families and for…
The interview focuses on Acaxual Teco’s (pseudonym) Pentecostal community and his role as pastor within that community in North Carolina. He discusses his national, religious and professional background, and also comments on the national, religious and professional background of many of the community members. The interview also covers the…
The interview discusses Rodrigo Lopez (pseudonym)’s personal experience with migration from Guatemala to the United States, as well as his involvement the Immaculate Conception community in Durham, N.C. The interview first covers his family and personal background. Later, the interview goes into greater depth of his migratory history. After this…
The interview discusses Cecilia Hernandez’s personal experience with migration, as well as her involvement with the Immaculate Conception community in Durham, N.C. The interview first covers her family and personal background. Later, the interview goes into greater depth of her migratory history and that of her family. After this initial focus on…
The interview focuses on migrant communities and religious life. Specifically, this interview focuses on the Hispanic community of Iglesia Bautista Misionera Roca Fuerte in Pittsboro, N.C. The interview covers the history of the Church and Pastor Benítez’s role in its creation and continued ministry. The interview discusses the services that the…
The interview discusses Hernán Amaya’s personal migratory history and his involvement with religious communities, including detailed information about his involvement with the Immaculate Conception community in Durham, N.C. but also information about other communities that he has been a part of in other U.S. cities. The interview first covers…
Katelyn Yesenia Robalino is a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her major is Studio Art. She plans to become an art therapist or an art teacher. Robalino is an important interviewee because her mother and father both have different educational levels. Her mother has a communications degree, and this means that…
The interview focuses on migrant communities and religious life. Specifically, this interview focuses on the Hispanic population at the Church of St. Thomas More in Chapel Hill, N.C. The interview begins with discussing the role of the Coordinator of Hispanic Ministries - Luis Royo’s position - at the St. Thomas More Church. This discussion also…
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