Tag: Arriving and Becoming

Arriving And Becoming Postcards Around The World

DeBug has put together a crew we like to call the "Arriving and Becoming" crew. Exploring the immigration stories of elders from all over the world only to be met here in San Jose, California.

"I Can't Die Here"

As part of an on going multimedia series called "Arriving and Becoming: The Silicon Valley Story as Told by Immigrant Elders", Octavio Martinez tells the story of hearing his mother talk about coming to America to work hard in hopes to return to her homeland saying, "I can't die here."

“The world needs a little bit of everything, even a kingpin.”

As part of De-Bug's series covering the experience of immigrant elders, Adrian Avila tells the story of a former kingpin that he came across and the positive inspiration that came from what one would call a "bad guy".

“I had only two pairs of clothes.”

Mansi's parents immigrated here from India, her parents began their life with next to nothing telling her, "I had only two pairs of clothes".

“foi o axe”

Malcolm writes about the meaning of the Brazilian saying "foi o axe", "it was the ashe" from his Capoiera teacher.
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