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My parents came to the United States through Ellis Island.
Middle Aged (35-54)
Italian, North American
Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
During the 1880s, waves of Italian immigrants began pouring into Ellis Island, escaping the poverty of their home country in search of a better life. And they found it it was difficult at first. Like many immigrant groups, battalions faced discrimination at the workplace, but they were determined to battle through.