Video segments from an April 2013 interview by Niko Agoncillo and his grandmother Linda Gatchalian.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1) FAMILY BACKGROUND
2)LEAVING THE PHILIPPINES
3)SETTLING IN THE U.S.
4)LIFE IN THE U.S.
5)BEING FILIPINO IN THE US
SEGMENT 1: FAMILY BACKGROUND
Linda talks about her family growing up in Manila, Philippines.
SEGMENT 2: LEAVING THE PHILIPPINES
Linda talks about the transition of leaving for the US from the Philippines.
SEGMENT 3: SETTLING IN U.S.
In this segment, I asked Linda about her first impressions and memories as she was settling in her new home here in the States.
SEGMENT 4: LIFE IN THE U.S.
In this segment, I asked Linda about adjusting to life in America.
SEGMENT 5: BEING FILIPINO IN THE U.S.
Linda talks about how she connects back to the Philippines, her lack of homesickness, and similarities between Filipinos in America and Filipinos in the Philippines.
SEGMENT 6: REFLECTIONS
In our final segment, Linda reflects back on her accomplishments and success after moving to America.