You have probably heard Immigrant Stories weekdays at 5:44 during All Things Considered. Now you have the opportunity to listen to an extended Immigrant Stories version. Tune in on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30 to 5 when the host Walter Gallacher sits down with one of our valley's storytellers as they relate their family's journey to America.
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Immigrant Stories September 15, 2015
H.J. Chee was born Ho Jin Chee in South Korea, the son of a wealthy businessman. He remembers his childhood as a wonderful time until the day his father had to leave the family and the country and flee for his life.
Immigrant Stories July 21, 2015
Annie Stephens was born in North Wales and grew up in London. Join host Walter Gallacher as Annie describes the sixteen years she spent in Africa and how she confronted a parent's worst fear.
Immigrant Stories June 16, 2015
Trinity Delgado was born in El Salvador during it's devastating civil war. Tune in to Immigrant Stories as Trinity describes how her family survived and eventually fled El Salvador and made their way to the United States.
Immigrant Stories May 19, 2015
Sweta Lohani grew up in Nepal and came to the valley in 2003. She was in Nepal in April when the devastating earthquakes struck.
Immigrant Stories March 17, 2015
Glenwood Springs resident Tony Tonozzi and his late wife Pat share stories with host Walter Gallacher.
Immigrant Stories January 20, 2015
Adriana Ayala-Hire it co-principal of the Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs. Adriana hashad a stellar career in education and in 2005 was honored as Colorado's Teacher of the Year. Join host
Walter Gallacher as Adriana describes growing up in Mexico on Immigrant Stories today at 4:30 pm-- only on KDNK. KILL 1.20.15
Immigrant Stories December 16, 2014
Tony Tonozzi was a child during the hard scrabble 1920's and a teenager for the Dust Bowl storms of the 1930s. Join host Walter Gallacher as Tony shares his family's story of endurance and heroism.
Immigrant Stories November 18, 2014
Alex Gonzalez grew up in the mountains of Guatemala, the son of indigenous parents. When he was nineteen, he left home in search of the better life in the United States. Alex describes his dangerous journey North and his search for "the Dream."
Immigrant Stories September 15, 2014
Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part One
On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part one of that interview.