Archive for December, 2014

Adonis’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

For Adonis, growing up without a mother created a void that he would never outgrow. When he could take it no longer, he set out on a dangerous journey to find the one person he couldn’t live without.

Daniel’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Daniel is no stranger to social injustice. He’s seen it on a national scale and experienced it on the playground. But Daniel is not about to let a few bullies get him down.

Dina’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Dina’s parents brought her to the U.S. from Egypt seeking a better education. Although Dina and her parents still faced challenges finding the right school, Dina is now well on her way to graduating and pursuing her dreams.

Hafitwa’s Home Country

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Hafitwa is proud of her Ethiopian heritage and does a marvelous job of sharing just some of what makes her home country so unique.

Jennifer’s Journey

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Jennifer’s story stands out from many of her classmates. She was born in the U.S. and struggled to learn Spanish, not English. When coming from a home of all Spanish speakers, though, that can be a challenge.

Jennifer’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Having moved around a lot, Jennifer knows the awkward feeling of always being the new girl. So she’s definitely qualified to point out what a difference a best friend can make.

Jessica’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

For Jessica, discovering her artistic ability meant opening up an entire world of new characters and original stories.

Mena’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Despite being a good student, Mena’s family realized that he wouldn’t receive the opportunities he deserved in Egypt, so they brought him to the U.S. Today, he’s hoping to graduate from high school and make the most of his academic ability.

Peter’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Peter was enjoying life in Egypt and preparing for his senior year of high school when life would take a dramatic turn. Fast forward several months, and he’s now going to a different school in a different country where they speak a different language.

Tania’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

Moving from Mexico to the United States was tough for Tania, especially when it came to speaking English. Like so many others in her place, though, she quickly realized that being able to communicate was the key to new friendships and success in school.

Jesus’s Story

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Nashville Public Television No Comments

For Jesus, moving from Honduras to the United States meant saying goodbye to his family and an entire way of life. It would also mean new experiences and educational opportunities.