How you see the world and yourself differently when you're part of a diaspora
Whether it’s because of war, work, getting an education, or sheer curiosity… What's it like to leave your home country to make a life in a new one?
Plus, a conversation with the first African-American full-face transplant recipient about being part of what he calls the “disabled diaspora”.
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- Fiona Vernal was born in Jamaica, and is now an author and Associate Professor in the Department of History at UConn
- Mari Firkatian is a Professor of History at the University of Hartford
- Tanya Hyonhye Ko Hong is a poet who lives in New York. She was born and raised in Suk Su Dong, South Korea, and she immigrated to the US at the age of 18
- O’Nell Agossa was born in Benin, West Africa, and has been living in Montreal, Canada since 2007
- Robert Chelsea is the first African American person - and the oldest - to receive a full face transplant
- Everick Brown is Robert Chelsea’s godson, and the Spokesperson for Donor’s Dream, a non-profit that raises awareness about organ donation
Jessica Severin de Martinez, Catie Talarski, Abe Levine, and Dylan Reyes contributed to this show.