Jabeen: Mothers, Children and Language

Nov 1, 2022

Jabeen, a Pakistan-born woman watched her mother, who did not know English, struggle to the point of suicide in England.

Jabeen’s own knowledge of English was essential to overcoming loneliness when she found herself without friends or family after immigrating to the U.S. English was the difference between failing and flourishing for these two women.

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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