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Coming to America - 2016 Fulmore Middle School ESOL Projects

Series produced by Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United States. The students who participated in this program were mostly recent immigrants or refugees who were just beginning to learn English at the time of our program.

Interview and stories produced by Fulmore Middle School students under the direction of the Texas Folklife Stories team and ESOL teacher Dana Cook. In these stories, students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the U.S. The students who participated in this program were mostly recent immigrants or refugees who were just beginning to learn English at the time of our program.

“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is supported in part through grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the Shield-Ayres Foundation; the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and Department of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs Grant for Technology Opportunities (GTOPS); and generous support from the Austin Independent School District and KUT News 90.5. Additional support from The University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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Interview and stories produced by Fulmore Middle School students under the direction of the Texas Folklife Stories team and ESOL teacher Dana Cook. In these stories, students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the U.S. The students who participated in this program were mostly recent immigrants or refugees who were just beginning to learn English at the time of our program. “Stories from Deep in the Heart” is supported in part through grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the Shield-Ayres Foundation; the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and Department of... Show full description


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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Students discuss international experiences; life as refugees; the cultures of Latin America, Africa, and Afghanistan; and coming to the United Stat...

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Interview and story excerpts produced by Fulmore Middle School students under the direction of the Texas Folklife Stories team and ESOL teacher Dan...

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