When I Got Here | Untold Immigrant Stories
Hosted by Byron Harris
Original music by John Wesley Gibson
Immigrants share inspiring personal stories of why they left their homelands, how they got to the U.S., and the lives they are making here.
They meet the challenges of a new land with determination, perseverance, resilience, and creativity.
Listeners will see America through their eyes and renew their appreciation for the land we love.
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We invite you to share a story, about you or an immigrant you know, past or present; or to comment on an episode or listener story.
Read More Stories
Amal: Assassinated Building a Better Iraq 2004
from Hungary to Libya and Iraq
Physician and Family
South Korea to Ohio, 1970
from Haiti to New York City, 1988
Curious About Christian
Mecklenberg-Schwerin, Germany, to Wisconsin, 1866.
A Year in Iran
from US to Iran, 1976-77
From Syria to Seminole
Henna, Syria to Seminole, Texas, 1898
Where is Frank?
Parts Unknown to White Oaks, New Mexico 1884
About Our Host
When I Got Here is narrated, edited and written by Byron Harris. Harris is a longtime Dallas journalist and winner of two Peabody Awards.
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About Our Music Composer
John Wesley Gibson is the composer-in-residence for the Dallas Winds.