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Pamela Tarectecan


Pamela Tarectecan is a granddaughter of a veteran and  Filipino-American activist. In her interview, she explains her journey of finding her identity as a Filipino-American and how being involved in the community has helped her throughout that journey.

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One of them didn’t know how to swim, and they had to cross this river, so they had to build a whole raft for this guy.

(05:06) in full interview

When you think of veterans and you think of soldiers and everyone who fights in the army you have a certain picture in your mind.

(10:27) in full interview


If you’re trying to find your identity of who you are sometimes the answer’s in the past.

(14:50) in full interview


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