Jose Hernandez’s ambition to become a doctor in Cuba was thwarted. Hear how he came to the US and planted seeds that revived his grandfather’s business. Jose has grown it into a firm with international reach.
When I Got Here Podcast
Untold Immigrant Stories
Latest Podcast Episode
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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