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My Journey Home introduction
Andrew Lam Faith Adiele
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Funding is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Latino Public Broadcasting.
Additional funding is provided by the Rockefeller Foundation and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

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Video Diary Introduction Planning the Trip; Armando discusses the decision to bring his mother's ashes back home to the Rio Grande Valley Walkout: Armando remembers the 1968 walkout at Edcouch-Elsa High School in the Rio Grande Valley Background; Mexican-Americans and the Chicano Civil Rights Movement Armando Peña Introduction Diaspora: Vietnamese Diaspora - Andrew reflects on how Vietnamese cultural identity has changed for those who escaped after the war. Video Diary Background: The Vietnam War and the Vietnamese Diaspora Stranger: A Stranger in My Own Ancestral Village - On a visit to his mother's ancestral village, Andrew envies the close-knit bonds of rural life Andrew Lam Default Introduction Video Diary Fire: An Origin Tale - Faith learns the true story of her birth Background: Nigerian Independence and the Biafran War My African Sister: During her first visit to Nigeria in 1991, Faith meets her half-sister, Afranna Faith Adiele Default replay intro Replay Intro