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Teresa Mons, Librarian, Young Adult Services


teenagers waving from inside a hearse

A Young Immigrant's Story

June 26, 2017

I am a refugee, an immigrant, an American. I came to the United States as a young girl, and grew up in Los Angeles. My maternal grandparents were born in Cuba and were descendants of immigrants from Spain, who moved to Cuba to make a better life for themselves.  

International L.A.

August 10, 2016

Los Angeles has been a multi-cultural, polyglot city from the earliest times.