Ruth Villalonga: A New-but Flawed-Paradise

Jun 1, 2022

This episode features a young woman journalist who fled economic hardship, social chaos, and terror in Venezuela to make a new life for herself and a new family in Texas. 

Now a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion executive, she has a window on some of America’s flaws.

Nevertheless, she is passionately giving back to the new paradise she found here.

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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